In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 25th, September, 2020

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Reacts To IPOB’s Sit-at-home Order

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Reacts To IPOB's Sit-at-home Order




Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has thrown its assist behind the order by the Indigenous Folks of Biafra asking folks of the south to watch a sit-at-home order on the first of October 2020.


IPOB had in an announcement by its Publicity Secretary, Emma Highly effective, mentioned the choice adopted credible intelligence alleging plans by terrorist teams to slaughter folks of the area meaning to have fun the Independence Day.


The group mentioned its members would be a part of its Yoruba brothers agitating for Oduduwa Republic on October 1.


Reacting to the directive, Ohanaeze’s Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Uche Achi Okpaga, whereas talking with Vanguard, mentioned there was nothing flawed for a folks to sit down at house offered they weren’t violating the legislation of the land.


In line with him, such observe was obtainable even outdoors the nation.


“If IPOB mentioned so, we’re supporting it. They’re our youngsters. We’re supporting it since it isn’t in opposition to the legislation and as far as it isn’t a violent act. It’s obtainable all over the place on this planet. So, we’re completely in assist of it,” he mentioned.


In the meantime, the Ebonyi State Authorities by way of the Commissioner for Inner Safety and Border Peace, Stanley Emegha, urged the folks to disregard the sit-at-home directive of IPOB and go about their regular actions on October 1.


He mentioned, “Who’s IPOB to inform folks to sit down at house? That’s the peak of craziness on their facet.

“How will you inform individuals who have a household to sit down at house? To do what? Will you come and put meals on their desk?

“Within the first place, we don’t even know if there’s something like IPOB current within the state.

“Folks ought to disregard the mentioned assertion and go about their regular enterprise on that day.”


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