The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has proclaimed Tuesday sit- at- home in commemoration of the victims killed during the attack of Nnamdi Kanu’ s country home in Afaraukwu, Ibeku in Abia State by the military on September 14, 2017.
A release by the spokesperson of the group, Emma Powerful urge individuals of the South East to remain indoors to respect the victims said to be more than 28.
” We exhort all Biafrans all aspects of people to remain indoors tommorow as a characteristic of honor to these fallen heroes and champions. We should not fail to remember the supreme sacrifices of these great freedom seekers.
Nothing done to respect them ought to be considered too much for they have watered the tree of Biafra freedom with their blood.
” Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has additionally made a ton of sacrifice for the restoration of Biafra. Thus, we all should be prepared to assume our parts to accomplish this great task. Biafra independence is a mandate that we should live to accomplish.
” We will not be deterred by the killings of Biafra agitators by Nigeria compromised security agencies who can’ t go up against Fulani bandits and herdsmen rampaging the country. They determine delight in killing and tormenting innocent individuals agitating for their freedom while fleeing from genuine terrorists. ” Powerful stated.
Recall that the leader and commander of the indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu was allegedly kidnapped in Kenya and brought back to Nigeria to face charges bordering on treasonable felony by Nigeria government led by President Mohammed Buhari.
The call for the sit at home order of IPOB has met many critics and condemnation from Nigerians especially those in southeast extraction due to its possibility to cripple the economy of the region and increase poverty in the region.
The sit at home order was to force the DSS and federal government release Nnamdi Kanu.