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Residents Obey IPOB-Sit-At-Home Order In Abakaliki

Residents Obey IPOB-Sit-At-Home Order In Abakaliki
  • PublishedAugust 9, 2021

Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital was locked down on Monday as residents obeyed the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

The group had called for the exercise to protest the arrest and detention of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government.

Schools, Shops, banks, and other businesses in the city remained under lock at the time of filing this report.

Few banks that have their gates opened did not have customers to attend to, as at the time of this report.

A bank staff told our correspondent they were instructed to report for work but not to open for business till they were told to do so.

Parks of major transport companies also did not work as at the time of this report.

Students writing the National Examination Council (NECO) exams were seen going to school in the morning.

Workers of some businesses, who reported to work, found their offices under lock and key.

Some security agents were seen in their vans on patrol of major streets while residents were seen in clusters discussing the situation.

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