Enugu -Vanguard newspaper is reporting that outrage, condemnation, and frustration, on Tuesday, September 14 trailed the frequent declaration of sit-at-home called by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the southeast region.
According to the report, many are now calling for the southeast people to resist it and revolt against IPOB if need be.
Former minister, Frank Nweke, is one of the prominent Igbo sons who have condemned the action. Photo credit: NESG
Describing such people as saboteurs, the pro-Biafra group reiterated that the weekly Monday sit-at-home has been rescinded.
Respondents from across the region had vehemently condemned the dimension and frequency of the sit-at-home and cautioned IPOB leadership to sit up or risk the revolution of Igbos against the group.
Since the sit-at-home was first declared by IPOB, this week’s appeared to be the worst as some people suffered the consequences as vehicles seen on the road were set ablaze by people suspected to be members of the pro-Biafra group.
In Nsukka, Enugu state, residents condemned in strong terms, the frequent declaration of sit-at-home by IPOB.
Some residents described the situation as another lockdown in disguise which has inflicted untold economic hardships on families across the southeast, especially, those who live on daily jobs.