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NEWS UPDATE: Despite IPOB’s plea to shun sit-at-home, markets, banks, schools, others shut in Anambra

NEWS UPDATE: Despite IPOB’s plea to shun sit-at-home, markets, banks, schools, others shut in Anambra

Despite the plea by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), urging people of the S East zone to go in relation to their normal duties as it has cancelled the Sit down-at-home protestation, streets in Anambra Province were on Monday abandoned.

IPOB had through vocalism notes on social media stated clearly that it has long called off the exercise, urging all to go in relation to their normal duties.

The Media and Publicity Secretarial assistant of IPOB, Mr Emma Powerful had weeks dorsum in a press release stated that its choice to phone off the exercise was because of complaints that it was crippling the S East economic system.

But DAILY POST Correspondent who moved circular the province observed that banks, schools, markets and other public places were all empty.

The Anambra Province Governor, Main Willie Obiano had in conclusion week assured residents of protection, urging heads of banks in the province and markets to ensure they open for business, to avoid sanction.

Though no incidents of attacks and enforcement of compliance was registered in the province as at the time of filing this study, Awka, Nnewi and Onitsha registered scanty streets, and low turnout of persons.

A source said that the choice by most people to remain at home may be for fearfulness of onset, rather than solidarity to the leader of IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu.

DAILY POST recalls that on Lord’s Day, gunmen had attacked a police force checkpoint in Onitsha, killing 3 policemen and injuring 2 civilians.





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