By Hassan Zaggi
Twenty-year-ole Gloria Okolie, who is allegedly said to be the Spy that has assisted the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN) in their series of attacks on security formations and national asset in the South Eastern part of the country has been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in Imo state.
A statement signed by the Deputy Force Spokesman, Aremu Adeniran, revealed that the suspect was highly involved “in the series of deliberate and well-coordinated attacks on security formations, other critical national infrastructure including INEC offices and killing of security operatives in the South-Eastern part of the country.”
According to the statement, the suspect was arrested following ongoing investigations and implementation of special operation, Operation Restore Peace, to amongst other things, break the information, drugs and arms supply chain to the outlawed IPOB and ESN in the South-East region.
Police Investigations, the statement said, revealed that Gloria Okolie is a member of IPOB/ESN in Imo State who worked closely with one Benjamin Uzoma Emojiri a.k.a “Onye Army”, one of the ESN commanders earlier declared wanted by the Police for his lead roles in planning, coordinating and executing the attack on the Imo State Police Command Headquarters and Imo State Headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service.
Her arrest and the revelations from her confession, assisted the Police in the arrest of “Onye Army”, a major breakthrough in the quest to restoring law and order in the South-East region.
The statement further noted that Gloria also serves as an intermediate person, who receives cash, drugs and weapons on behalf of IPOB/ESN and deliver same to their commanders in their camps.
“Through her clandestine criminal activities, she actively aided and abetted the multiple acts of murder, arson and malicious damage to both private and public property by the ESN.
“A lot of the deadly and unfortunate attacks on security personnel and assets, with numerous fatalities, have the imprimaturs of Gloria Okolie, the spy girl of ESN militants,” the statement further noted.
She will soon be arraigned in court after investigation is concluded.