The Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday referred to as on Nigerians from the Southeast to look at a sit-at-home on October 1, 2020.
IPOB stated the sit-at-home order was geared toward expressing displeasure over the unhealthy governance being skilled in Nigeria.
In a press release issued by its spokesman, Emma Highly effective, the group referred to as for whole lockdown on October 1.
Based on Highly effective: “We, the worldwide motion of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, want to announce to all Biafrans, associates of Biafra and lovers of freedom all around the world that Biafrans throughout the globe shall observe a sit-at-home in Biafraland and the place permissible within the diaspora, be part of our Yoruba brethren agitating for Oduduwa Republic, in public protests to mark the October 1, 2020. We, due to this fact, enjoin all Biafrans and each aware Nigerian, particularly these ethnic nationalities reeling from the triple double blow of state sponsored terrorism, unhealthy governance and financial annihilation, to boycott each authorities organised ceremony designed to eulogize the failure that Nigeria has turn into. That is the time to let the world understand how disastrously insupportable human existence is in Nigeria immediately.
“If you wish to see an finish to terrorism and organised mediocrity, now’s the time to register your anger by guaranteeing that you simply and your family sit at residence on October 1, 2020. Don’t threat the life and well-being of your kids by permitting them to assemble in teams within the open the place terrorists might discover it simpler to blow them up or kidnap them. There’s credible intelligence that terrorist teams are planning to slaughter our youngsters ought to they enterprise out to have a good time or march on October 1st.
“This order is to spotlight our place and resolve as Biafrans that we’re not concerned with propping up a crumbling terrorist state. The management of this nice motion together with supporters of Biafra freedom throughout the globe have concluded each association to let the entire world know and perceive that we’re not a part of this shambolic monument to terrorism and failure. As this lengthy expired synthetic contraption marks her abused independence on October 1st this yr, we IPOB will appropriately declare our intention in direction of the complete and irreversible restoration of Biafra sovereignty and independence for all oppressed ethnic teams in Nigeria.
“Full and whole lockdown of Biafraland and different terror ravaged areas of the Center Belt come 1st of October 2020 is sacrosanct, irreversible and non-negotiable! Wholesale slaughter of harmless Judeo-Christians and state sponsored ethnic cleaning can’t be happening in our land concurrently faux jamborees are being organised by the identical sponsors terror assaults,⁹ so as to deflect our consideration away from the approaching hazard we’re all in.
“We, due to this fact, urge that each one markets, colleges and companies in Biafraland and past be shut down as a mark of respect to all those that have died on account of terrorism in opposition to harmless civilians particularly Christians, ethnic cleaning in Southern Kaduna and elsewhere throughout the Center Belt. All over the place in Biafraland have to be below lock for Nigeria and the world to know that we’re all united in our march towards whole freedom. There needs to be no public occasions or ceremonies in Biafraland to keep away from any pointless lack of lives.”