Sit-At-Home: Gunmen Burn Bus Driver Alive, Torch 2 Vehicles In Imo For Violating Order

A bus driver, whose identification is but to be ascertained has been burnt alive at Mbaise in Imo State by some gunmen.

The gunmen additionally burnt a truck heading to Owerri in the identical Mbaise city, Tribune reviews.

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The sufferer who was driving a bus loaded with passengers was coming from Owerri when it was attacked and set ablaze at Oboma Nguru Mbaise, whereas the truck heading to Owerri was burnt at Ahiara junction.

An eyewitness mentioned earlier than setting the bus ablaze, the passengers have been ordered out of the bus by the gunmen.

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had declared a sit-at-home on October 1, 2021, when Nigeria might be celebrating its 61st Independence anniversary

In compliance with this, residents of Owerri, Imo State capital on Friday shut down their companies and stayed indoors.

The state of affairs just about paralysed each financial and social actions in your complete state.

Major roads akin to Mbaise, Okigwe, Wethedral, Duglas, Port Harcourt, Onitsha and Aba together with streets in Owerri have been empty as motorists and business automobiles have been nowhere to be discovered to convey the few stranded passengers on the roads to their locations.

The state of affairs at lodges, eateries, motor parks, business establishments, enterprise centres in Owerri was the identical as their premises have been locked.

One of the executives of IPOB, Chika Edoziem, final Friday mentioned the separatist group would lock down your complete South-East area on October 1.

He mentioned, “The 1st of October declared total shutdown in Biafra land. There shall be no movement in Biafra land on the 1st of October being Nigerian Independence day. Again from tonight, all Nigerian flags mounted anywhere in Biafra land must be brought down; banks exempted.

“IPOB leadership will communicate to banks directly and give them the reason why they must peacefully bring down the flag. Otherwise, we do it ourselves in our own way.” 

The chief of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has been detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) because the third week of June following his arrest in Kenya and repatriation to Nigeria.


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