The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has stated its September 14 sit-at-home order is in honour of victims of the army raid in Afaraukwu, the house city of its chief, Nnamdi Kanu.
On September 14, 2017, army operatives had invaded Afaraukwu in Abia State in an try to arrest Kanu.
Throughout the raid, about 28 individuals had been stated to have been killed by troopers.
Nonetheless, IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Highly effective, stated the Tuesday sit-at-home is sacrosanct throughout the Southeast.
In line with Highly effective: “We the worldwide motion of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) want to remind all Biafrans, mates of Biafra and lovers of Biafra freedom throughout the globe that the sit-at-home order issued by the IPOB management to be noticed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, is sacrosanct.
“The peaceable protest is for the remembrance of the victims of the genocidal invasion of our Chief’s compound at Afaraukwu Ibeku Umuahia on September 14 2017. No fewer than 28 harmless Biafrans had been killed that day by the Nigeria Military in the course of the raid.
“We advise all Biafrans, each women and men, to remain indoors tomorrow as a mark of honour to those fallen heroes and heroines. We should not put out of your mind the supreme sacrifices of those nice freedom seekers. Nothing performed to honour them needs to be thought-about an excessive amount of for they’ve watered the tree of Biafra freedom with their blood.
“Our Chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has additionally made plenty of sacrifices for the restoration of Biafra. So, all of us have to be ready to play our roles to perform this nice job. Biafra independence is a mandate that we should reside to perform.”
Highly effective maintained that the alleged killings of Biafra agitators wouldn’t deter IPOB from its agitation for secession.
“We gained’t be deterred by the killings of Biafra agitators by Nigeria compromised safety companies who can’t confront Fulani bandits and herdsmen rampaging the nation. They derive pleasure in killing and torturing harmless individuals agitating for his or her freedom whereas fleeing from actual terrorists,” he stated.