While enforcing the IPOB’s s sit-at-home order in commemoration of the invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home in Umuahia on September 14, 2021, some members of the group, set fire to a tricycle and a bus. The incident occurred on September 14, 2021, in Umuahia state.
According to Daily Post, an attack was conducted on a tricycle operator in Awka, Anambra State, on Tuesday morning along Arthur Eze Avenue, the operator was alleged to have received machete injuries on his hand and leg, as well as being forced to abandon his tricycle, which was subsequently set on fire.
When the news reporters got to the scene, the tricycle was still there, completely engulfed in flames, and had not yet been removed.
The IPOB order was allegedly enforced at Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area. Also in Anambra, when a town service bus, which was reported to be transporting passengers from Awka to Ekwulobia, was attacked and set on fire by individuals claiming to be IPOB enforcers.
According to a source, the passengers on the bus who were being transported were spared because they were forced to disembark before the bus was driven into a ditch and set on fire.
When approached, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, a spokesman for the Anambra State Police Command, declined to confirm the incidences. He just mentioned that troops from the command had visited locations where some events had been reported and had restored normalcy to those locations.
” Since then, the command and other security services have increased patrolling and monitoring efforts. Police officers are on the scene, and the situation is being closely monitored. ” Normalcy has also been restored in some of these areas, ” he added emphatically.
He went on to say that he would contact the DPOs in charge of the impacted areas and that he would get back to our reporter. As of the time of reporting this article, he has not responded to our inquiries.
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