- Enugu governor has declared an end to the every Monday stay-at-home order in the state by the outlawed IPOB, effective from June 5
- According to Governor Peter Mbah, the order restricts creativity, entrepreneurship, and productivity
- Mbah made the appeal after his first meeting with heads of various security agencies at Government House
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Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state has declared an end to sit-at-home in the state effective Monday, June 5, 2023.
According to Mbah, such orders were restricting creativity, entrepreneurship, and productivity in the state, The Guardian reported.
Gov Mbah demands Nnamdi Kanu's release
Mbah, however, expressed the government’s readiness “to engage in dialogue with people, who have genuine grievances towards bringing lasting peace and security to Enugu state.”
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The governor further asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to release Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who is in detention.
Mbah made the demand on Thursday, June 1, after a security council meeting at the government house, in Enugu, The Cable report added.
Fresh trouble for Enugu gov-elect Peter Mbah as NYSC DG speaks on authenticity of his certificate
The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen YD Ahmed, has said the discharge certificate being paraded by Enugu state governor-elect Peter Mbah was not issued by the body.
Brig Gen Ahmed made this disclosure on Friday, May 19, while appearing on Arise TV’s breakfast programme.
He said the argument on whether Mbah has a valid NYSC certificate did not arise because he had told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s candidate in the 2023 governorship elections that what he presented as a certificate was fake.
Anambra Gov Soludo congratulates Tinubu, demands Nnamdi Kanu's release
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra state congratulated Bola Tinubu on his electoral victory at the presidential polls.
Soludo made a case for the important needs of the southeasterners as he lauded the efforts of INEC for conducting a credible poll.
The APGA chieftain appealed for the release of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and urged the country's new leader to make Nigeria safe for all.