“No More Sit-at-Home in Enugu”: Governor Mbah Declares After Visiting Tinubu

“No More Sit-at-Home in Enugu”: Governor Mbah Declares After Visiting Tinubu

  • Enugu state Governor Peter Mbah is excited over the affairs of his state as he confirmed an end to IPOB's sit-at-home order
  • Mbah made this known during his visit to President Bola Tinubu at the Villa on Tuesday, November 28
  • According to the governor, normalcy has returned to the southeast region, and business activities have resumed

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements

Enugu state, Enugu - Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state, has said the sit-at-home order declared by the proscribed members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is no longer in full force within the South-East.

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Governor Mbah paid a courtesy visit to President Tinubu at the Villa recently. Photo credit: Peter Ndubuisi Mbah
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Mbah speaks on end to sit-at-home in southeast

Mbah made this disclosure on Tuesday, November 28, after visiting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital, Channels TV reported.

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The governor maintained that not only Enugu is safe now, the entire southeast region is no longer working in that order on Mondays.

“We no longer have a sit-at-home in Enugu State, and I dare say in the South-East. We have workers go to work on Monday and the schools are open on Monday,” the governor said.

Mbah added:

“Business and economic activities are back. So, what we are dealing with now is to erase that sad memory from our history.”

“Let the will of the people of Enugu state prevail’: Labour Party cries out

Earlier, Legit.ng on Monday, November 27, reported that the Labour Party has cried out, begging the judiciary to let the will of the people of Enugu state prevail in the matter involving its gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Chijioke Edeoga, and some lawmakers in the state.

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The national secretary of the party, Malam Umar Farouk, said the ruling of various Election tribunals and the Court of Appeal against its candidates do not reflect the electoral position of the people of Enugu state.

Appeal court delivers judgement on suit challenging Gov Mbah's victory

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Appeal Court sitting in Lagos state, on Friday, November 10, affirmed the election of PDP's Mbah as the governor of Enugu state.

The appellate court in its unanimous decision resolved all three issues against the appellant, Chijioke Jonathan Edeoga, of the LP.

The three-member panel of the appeal court presided over by Justice Tani Yusuf Hassan held that the appellant failed to prove that the respondent forged his NYSC certificate, and was not qualified to contest the governorship election.

Source: Legit.ng

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