The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has again announced a fresh sit-at-home order.
The new order, Onyxnewsng gathered will take place on Tuesday September 14, 2021.
In a statement signed by its Head, Directorate of Service, Mazi Chika Edoziem on Tuesday, the IPOB said the sit-at-home was ordered for the memorial of a massacre carried out by the military men three years ago in the region, especially in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.
He said the southeast residents will boycott commercial and social activities.
“We recall very vividly the carnage of September 12, 2018 by the Nigerian Army which through its ‘Operation Python Dance II’ without any provocation and without any reason whatsoever invaded and occupied Biafraland humiliating, maiming and massacring our people.
“It is still fresh in our minds when on the 14th of September, these murderers and terrorists in army uniform went further to desecrate the traditional stool of the Afaraukwu Kingdom in Umuahia shooting and killing everything in sight resulting in the cold blooded murder of more than 38 Biafran youths and arrest of an unspecified number of Biafran men and women.
“Recall that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) worldwide has since 2018 set aside September 14 of every year as a day of civil disobedience in the whole of Biafraland.
“In accordance with the well established custom, September 14, 2021 is declared a sit-at-home in Biafraland,” the statement read.