Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the proscribed Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) can not give a sit-at-home order to the folks of his state as a result of they don’t seem to be a part of South-East.
Wike, talking throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Politics At this time on Monday, reiterated that IPOB doesn’t exist in Rivers.
Recall that IPOB had by means of its spokesperson, Emma Highly effective mentioned human and vehicular actions could be restricted throughout the South-East on Monday to mark the 54th anniversary of Biafra.
However Wike has now criticized the directive, insisting he’s not towards the actions of the outlawed group IPOB within the South-Japanese a part of Nigeria.
Wike mentioned, “IPOB can not make an order for folks to sit down at residence in Rivers State. I’ve mentioned so clearly earlier than as a result of it doesn’t exist in Rivers State.
“Rivers State shouldn’t be a part of South-East. Rivers State is South-South, we’re within the Niger Delta.
“I’m not saying whether or not the folks within the South-East shouldn’t obey what IPOB has mentioned or not. However they can’t give orders to Rivers folks to sit down at residence.”
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