IPOB Sit-At-Home Order Flops In Anambra, Paralyses Activities In Imo

The sit-at-home order to mark Biafran independence by the Indigenous People of Biafra didn’t maintain water in elements of Awka, the Anambra State capital, as folks went about their regular companies on Saturday.

Meanwhile, in Owerri Imo State, the sit-at-home paralysed financial and social actions as residents remained indoors, fearing for attainable clashes between IPOB members and the safety companies.


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The sit-at-home continues to be for May 30 and 31, however the preparations in the direction of the 2 days are already making the air frenzy within the South-East states as safety companies have calmed folks to go about their regular companies.

IPOB chief, Nnamdi Kanu, declared the sit-at-home.

An Awka resident, Mr Mike Uche, mentioned that he heard concerning the sit-at-home order however said that no person was observing it.

In Onitsha, Anambra, there was even a gridlock as some travellers en route Onitsha to Asaba and different elements of the nation had been delayed by safety checks on the busy Niger Bridge, Onitsha in Anambra.

Some of them mentioned the travellers had been made to spend hours on the Bridgehead earlier than crossing.

A traveller, who pleaded anonymity, mentioned he joined an early morning automobile heading to Lagos however was delayed by the checkpoint mounted by the police and the Nigerian Army.

“I have spent more than three hours here trying to drive across the Bridgehead. They said some gunmen killed five soldiers yesterday at Ihiala. I believe that this is why they are delaying us here,” the supply mentioned.

Meanwhile, developments on Saturday in Owerri revealed that residents of the state abandoned markets and streets of the state capital for security.

People additionally evaded the Government House axis with companies round it locked whereas a mixed workforce of safety companies was seen patrolling the state capital’s streets.

The Commissioner of Police within the state, Abutu Yaro, had earlier issued an announcement, assuring residents of enough safety and urged the folks to disregard the menace.

But solely the presence of the navy and police forces had been observed, whereas folks evaded the favored Ekeukwu Owerri Market and the timber market in Naze.

A business motorist, Okechukwu Nnaji, mentioned motorists began experiencing poor patronage from commuters from May 28.

“As I speak with you, I have not gotten N 2,000 for three days now. I normally make N8,000 daily,” he mentioned.

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