The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has named the Imo State Government House after Ikonso, the commander of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) allegedly killed by security agencies.
The outlawed group also said Douglas Road Owerri and Awomamma Junction would also be named after the late Commander.
The group announced this in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Wednesday morning.
It said the decision which was with immediate effect.
It also explained that the move was one of the ways its members and Biafrans globally wished to immortalise the fallen leader and his men.
The statement reads: “We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra and Biafrans worldwide, wish to announce to the world, our unanimous decision to rename the Imo State Government House, Douglas Road Owerri, and Awomamma Junction after the late heroic Commander of the Eastern Security Network Ikonso, murdered in cold blood by cowardly Nigeria security operatives.
“The affected places will henceforth be called Ikonso Government House, Ikonso Way and Ikonso Junction respectively.
*This is with immediate effect and compliance is required of all ministries and parastatals beginning from today, the 28th day of April 2021.”