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Nnamdi Kanu’s trial: Ebonyi residents observe sit-at-home, banks remove Nigerian flags



Residents of Abakalki, the Ebonyi State capital, on Thursday stayed indoors following the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), on the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja.

DAILY POST experiences that industrial banks had been additionally noticed to have eliminated the Nigerian flags of their premises to avert doable assaults.

The residents completely obeyed the sit-at-home order declared by the management of IPOB to honour the arraignment of Kanu in courtroom.

Investigation revealed that each civil and public servants in addition to well being officers within the state shunned work to honour Kanu.

Our reporter, who moved across the state capital to watch compliance of residents to the sit-at-home order, noticed that every one federal and state roads together with main streets within the state capital had been abandoned.


It was additionally gathered that colleges together with major, secondary and tertiary establishments had been completely shut down.

Additionally, the Abakaliki Excessive Courtroom, in addition to the Ebonyi State Home of Meeting, was below lock and key.

The favored Abakaliki Worldwide Market and different regional markets in addition to bus parks within the state had been additionally shut down.

Kanu was introduced earlier than the courtroom in Abuja round 9 am. Nevertheless, he was despatched again to the custody of the Division of State Providers (DSS) and the case adjourned till November 10.

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