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More Trouble For IPOB As Governor Obiano Leads Protest Against IPOB Sit-at-home Order

More Trouble For IPOB As Governor Obiano Leads Protest Against IPOB Sit-at-home Order

The Executive Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has led a protest against the continued sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the state. Even though the secessionist group had later suspended the order, residents had continued to stay at home every Monday apparently because of fear of possible attack by hoodlums. 

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has led a protest against IPOB sit-at-home order in Anambra. Credit: Willie Anambra. Browse.ng gathered that the state government led by Governor Obiano on Monday, September 13, moved to some streets in Awka, the state capital to enforce the return to businesses in the state. 

Obiano, who led members of his executive council during the protest visited banks and markets at the state capital, asking traders to open their shops at Eke Awka market. 

He said: “The state must avoid giving urchins the chance to take over the helm of affairs. I chose to lead from the front to end this fear of molestation, harassment, intimidation.

Following the governor’s action, socioeconomic activities, including transportation, banking and market activities sprang up around 1 pm in the area in earnest The report had it that Obiano had on Sunday, September 12, threatened to seal banks and punish market and motor-park leaders who would dare stay at home on Mondays or any day so declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra. 

Obiano directed banks, markets and motor parks in the state to be in operation on Monday unfailingly.

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