The Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB has declared every Monday a sit-at-home day from August 9 until her leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is released from the detention of the Department of State
In respect to that, the police and state governments have asked the people to go
about their business, assuring them of safety, stating that they would not condone any act of intimidation from IPOB, a proscribed secessionist group.
Kanu, who was rearrested in June in Kenya and extradited to Nigeria, is facing a treasonable felony offence.
IPOB, in a statement by the group’s Media and Public Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Friday, said, “We the global
family of the Indigenous People of Biafra wish to announce to all Biafra citizens, friends of Biafra and lovers of Biafra freedom and independence that IPOB leadership has declared every Monday ‘a ghost Monday.’
“This declaration takes effect from Monday, August 9, 2021. From that day, Biafra land will be on lockdown every Monday from 6am to 6pm until our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who was unlawfully abducted in Kenya and illegally detained by the Federal Government of Nigeria, is