The Indigenous Individuals Of Biafra, IPOB, has declared 1st October, 2021 as one other sit-at-home protest which is the day of Nigeria’s independence celebration.
One of many IPOB executives, Chika Edoziem, acknowledged this on Friday throughout a radio broadcast.
Edoziem famous that the separatist group would lock down all the South-East area on October 1, whereas calling on its members to take away all Nigerian flags mounted in “Biafra land.”
He stated, “The first of October declared complete shutdown in Biafra land. There shall be no motion in Biafra land on 1st of October being Nigerian Independence day. Once more from tonight, all Nigerian flags mounted anyplace in Biafra land have to be introduced down; banks exempted.
“IPOB management will talk to banks straight and provides them cause why they need to peaceable deliver down the flag. In any other case, we do it ourselves in our personal manner.”
The chief of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has been within the detention of the Division of Safety Companies for the reason that third week of June following his arrest in Kenya and repatriation to Nigeria.