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Again, Imo citizens , FMC, banks shun IPOB, observe Monday sit-at-home

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For the umpteenth time, the suspension of the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, Head of Directorate within the South East Zone of Nigeria on Monday failed in Imo State.

After the primary remark of the sit-at-home order, IPOB declared in honour of their chief, Nnamdi Kanu, who was arrested and nonetheless in detention, DaILY POST findings reveals that residents of Imo State have continued to obey the instruction regardless of IPOB recanting its order and asking individuals to go about their regular companies.

The present order which is presently having socioeconomic and well being impacts on Igboland has additionally prompted authorities of the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Owerri to readjust providers to pregnant sufferers attending Monday clinic.

In response to an announcement posted on the anti-natal part of the well being facility which DAILY POST noticed, “that is to tell all involved that Monday ANC has been shifted to Fridays with impact from subsequent week.”

It added that the change was because of Monday uncertainties that has befallen South East sit-at-home saga.

“The institution used this chance to ask individuals to adjust to the event to allow them to serve them higher,”/FMC administration averred.

IPOB had declared Monday, August 8, 2021, as sit-at-home day for the sake of Nnamdi Kanu’s continued detention by the federal authorities however needed to name it off for the remainder of Monday’s, insisting that the sit-at-home will now be just for the day he might be arraigned in court docket.

However the residents of Owerri and different elements of Imo State didn’t take the brand new IPOB directive accordingly, as actions had been once more paralyzed on Monday.

Our correspondent noticed that as common, banks, markets, and different retailers weren’t opened for companies whereas transportation was on the lowest ebb of site visitors.

Although staff had been observed at authorities places of work and secretariats, they had been few and comprised primarily those that have mobility to go about their engagements.

On the bus stops within the state capital, passengers had been scanty whereas the few automobiles obtainable moved on their very own.

DAILY POST observed that in Owerri metropolis, safety operates patrolled the streets. As on the time of this report, no incident was recorded inside Owerri as your entire space was cool and calm.

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