Hoodlums and militants suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have stormed the retailers and shops of individuals within the South-East states who defied the sit-at-home directive.
In a video obtained by SaharaReporters on Monday, the IPOB members destroyed the products of the individuals who have been promoting in residential and industrial areas.
IPOB had issued an order that there can be a sit-at-home protest to halt the industrial and social actions in demanding the unconditional launch of its chief, Nnamdi Kanu who has been within the custody of the Department of State Services.
While there was a full compliance with the order in Enugu and Abia, Anambra and Imo defied the order because the state governments threatened the civil servants.
Some folks additionally misplaced their lives on account of clashes between the IPOB directive’s enforcers and the residents going about their companies.
Two residents from Owerri, the Imo State capital spoke to SaharaReporters that industrial actions befell.
Chibundu Ochegbu stated, “There’s partial compliance. The civil servants went to work because the government enforced them to come to work. There are vehicular movements. Military personnel and policemen are parading. So, I can tell you there is movement in Owerri.”
“No one is sitting at home. People are going about their activities,” one other supply who lives in Umuguma within the outskirts of Owerri who spoke on situation of anonymity stated.
Kanu was arrested in Kenya in June and extradited to Nigeria to abruptly seem earlier than Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court over allegations bordering on treason, terrorism, amongst others levelled towards him by the Nigerian authorities.
He was to look earlier than the court docket on July 26, to proceed his trial however the operatives of the DSS did not convey the IPOB chief, which compelled Nyako to adjourn the case until October 21.