The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has requested all residents of the South-East area to adjust to its sit-at-home order each Monday till its chief, Nnamdi Kanu, is launched.
Kanu is dealing with fees bordering on treasonable felony introduced towards him by the Nigerian authorities over his marketing campaign for the Republic of Biafra.
IPOB had on July 30 ordered a sit-at-home within the area.
The proscribed group stated the lockdown tagged ‘Ghost Monday’ may even have an effect on faculties and marketplaces.
It threatened to close down financial actions within the area, including that violators of the order can be visited with violence.
Emma Powerful, IPOB Publicity Secretary in a press release on Sunday suggested all residents to remain indoors in complete compliance tomorrow (Monday).
The assertion learn, “We the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra IPOB, led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu wish to remind all Biafrans and friends of Biafran that the Monday sit-at-home order is sacrosanct. The entire Biafra land will be locked down every Monday from 6: 00am to 6: 00pm beginning from tomorrow, August 9, 2021until our leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who was abducted in Kenya and brought back to Nigeria and locked up in DSS (Department of State Services) dungeon in clear violation of international laws, is freed.
“Consequently, there will be no movement throughout Biafra land on Mondays until our leader who is suffering for our freedom is released. This protest is peaceful but firm. Everybody is advised to stay indoors in total compliance.
“All markets, schools, motor parks, airports, and public places in Biafra land should shut down from morning to evening every Monday. We understand the economic implications of this measure but we are constrained to take it so that the world will know that our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is not alone in the struggle for Biafra autonomy.
“We want his immediate release and our total freedom, and cannot hesitate to pay any sacrifice needed to achieve this including locking down the entire Biafra land on Mondays. All residents and visitors in Biafra land are advised to comply with the order. Nobody should go out to avoid any clash or intimidation by the wicked Nigeria security agents.”