- Anambra people are reportedly not happy over the sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People of Biafra
- Recall that IPOB called for the sit-at-home following Nnamdi Kanu’s court proceeding which come up on January 18 to 20
- According to IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful, the order only coves the duration of Kanu's court proceedings
The Anambra state government has asked the people of the state to ignore the directive of the Indigenous People of Biafra.
This follows the recent sit-at-home order in the South-East.
The group said it gave the order following its leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s court proceedings coming up on January 18, 19 and 20, 2022 at the Umuahia High Court.
It said the sit-at-home was for only January 18, while people are free to go about their normal activities on January 19 and 20.
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Meanwhile, the state government says anyone found enforcing sit-at-home on January 17 is a criminal and must be treated as such.
According to the Anambra state commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C-Don Adinuba, the government is not aware of any sit-at-home and that people should ignore it.
Igbo Leaders React, Explain Why Political Solution is Best for Nnamdi Kanu's Case
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Igbo leaders have said that the solution to the growing agitation due to Kanu's detention can only be through political means.
The leaders also condemned the remarks made by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on his position about Kanu's case.
The Igbo leaders said the issues raised by Kanu is not only peculiar to the Igbos but all other regions of the country.
Ohanaeze Sends Serious Message to Goodluck Jonathan Over 2023 Presidency
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to strongly support the Igbo presidency in the year 2023.
The call was made by the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo in an interview with its publicity secretary.
According to him, Igbos are suffering in the administration of Buhari because of the support for Jonathan.