BIAFRA: People living in the south-east have stayed at home as ordered by IPOB – The protest is expected to pressurise the government to release Nnamdi Kanu Markets and usually-busy roads in the south-east are deserted as citizens stay at home to conform to the Biafra stay-at-home protest. The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) had asked residents in the region to stay at home to protest the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu who is the leader of the group and the director of Radio Biafra. Kanu was detained by security operatives in 2015 and is being held at Kuje prison where he is facing treasonable charges.
In a post by Radio Biafra, the group shared report and photos of the situation of things in the region as residents stayed in their homes Share on Facebook Share on Twitter . Markets and shops were closed especially in Onitsha in Anambra state while in some places, schools were on lockdown.
There was also the presence of policemen reported in Port Harcourt and Owerri. Ifeanyi Victor wrote: Schools, markets are closed except hospitals which is quite understandable Salome Ekwunife wrote: Onitsha main market is closed down, school children are at home. IfeomaChukwu Chiukwuemerie wrote: everywhere is shut down, everybody is indoor listening #RADIOBIAFRA Izuchukwu Abazulu wrote: My brother everywhere is quiet Ugwu Sylvanus Wrote: Incredible! Onitsha is as quiet as a grave yard, deserted . Biafrans are mean.
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