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Biafra: IPOB must end sit-at-home now, business in southeast crumbling – Ohanaeze



Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, has warned towards the cruel results of the deliberate one week sit-at-home directive by the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) within the southeast area.

In an announcement by its Secretary Basic, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, and despatched to DAILY POST on Tuesday, towards the backdrops of the deliberate train by the pro-Biafra group, Ohanaeze, maintained that the deliberate one week sit-at-home declared by the group was step by step having extreme and harmful impacts on the real quest of the folks to boost and harness the financial potentials of the southeast for her growth.

DAILY POST gathered that the pro-Biafra group had insisted to close down your entire Igboland as components of calls for, for unconditional launch of its detained chief, Onyendu Nnamdi Kanu, who’s presently going through treasonable felony expenses earlier than Justice Binta Murtala-Nyako-led Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja.

Persevering with, the Engr Chidi Ibe-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo, revealed that proponents of sit-at-home are envoys, on a transfer to destroy the one remaining property(commerce) of the Igbos, within the face of exterior detractors, regretting that southeast had recorded exits of native and international traders from the area within the final two months, which, based on the group, created excessive stage of unemployment, lack of jobs and disruption of the tutorial calendar, because the Ndigbo should stop it henceforth.

The best socio-cultural group, famous with dismay that, the truth that successive and present Nigeria system had handled south-easterners in dangerous morality and religion, we should not resort to path of self destruction, advising the folks of the southeast to not affiliate with these he alleged, remotes Ndigbo from abroad.


In accordance with the Igbo physique, “proponents of sit-at-home will not be observing the train at overseas the place they residents. In Asia, Europe, and America, ndigbo are wiser now than earlier than. No extra sit-at- house. We’re in assist of out-of-court settlements that can make Nnamdi Kanu regain his freedom, not by means of absurd enslavement of the folks with the one week deliberate sit-at-home train”.

Ohanaeze additional rechoed the decision for real dialogue between internally displaced Igbo politicians and the folks, particularly, to finish the revolt towards the elites.

It mentioned, “We noticed that Igbos’ loyalty to non state actors has been abused, as they’ve pounced on the arrogance of Ndigbo, by means of the absurdity of sit-at-home, and which is also conceived to obliterate the established investments in area owned by southeast elites and politicians. These proponents of sit-at-home will not be native traders, entrepreneurs and importers. The thought of sit-at-home is geared in direction of the destruction of focused established investments of corrupt politicians and elites since they’re with none seen investments.

“The previous sit-at-home by IPOB had destroyed the tutorial actions, small companies, and artisans who rely upon day by day commerce and companies to feed their households. IPOB leaders don’t have any seen investments within the southeast, they’re solely utilizing Ndigbo as baits and pawns towards the Igbo political class particularly on Anambra elections. The results of their actions could be detrimental and pernicious to the purpose the place federal authorities will ultimately deploy the tremendous tuscon fighter jets to the southeast, in pretense to quell the fallout from the one week sit-at-home. Ndigbo ought to henceforth break from the native siege of proponents of sit-at-home with out investments within the southeast zone”, the apex physique concluded.

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