BREAKING: Tuesday Declared Public Holiday, See Why
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) declared Tuesday, September 13, 2022, a total lockdown and sit-at-home in the whole South Eastern States.
This was revealed in a statement signed by IPOB ‘s media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful.
The sit-at-home was declared for two reasons.
The first is to show solidarity for the detained leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu whose hearing was brought forward from October 11 to September 13.
The second is to counter the planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Imo State to inaugurate some projects.
“It has come to our knowledge Hope Uzodinma has decided to insult the memories of our gallant men and women and of the youths of Imo State that he has been murdering in collaboration with the Nigerian terrorists in Army, police and DSS uniform by inviting Buhari to Owerri, the Imo state capital on Tuesday the 13th of September 2022, the very same day the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will be appearing in Court. What an affrontery and insult upon the land of Biafra and the people of Biafra
“There shall be a TOTAL LOCKDOWN of the whole of Biafraland on Tuesday the 13th of September 2022. Buhari cannot be coming to Imo State while he continues to detain our leader Mazi Nnamdi in the DSS custody.
“Mazi Nnamdi Kanu must be released unconditionally because he committed no crime known to law”, the statement read.