Nigerian secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has stated that the sit-at-home order to residents of the South East in protest of the detention of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, by the DSS, witnessed 100% compliance. The group went further to note that the success recorded in Monday’s (August 9, 2021) sit-at-home is strong indication that the organization is intact and prepared for their next line of action aimed at ensuring the release of Kanu.
This information was made public through an official statement released by the spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful, urging the people to remain resolute in their agitations for Biafra.
The statement reads:
“We the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our prophet and liberator, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, are delighted to note that this ghost town and sit-at-home order issued by IPOB leadership was 100% successful.
“The quest to demand the release of our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from DSS dungeons will continue but from another dimension until they release our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. We, therefore, warmly commend Biafrans, friends of Biafra and lovers of Biafra freedom who made the exercise a huge success irrespective of counter orders from unknown men working for DSS to discredit IPOB and its leadership.
“We equally thank our gallant security outfit and volunteer members who made this exercise a successful event today 9th of August 2021.The huge success recorded in the sit-at-home order today has again further demonstrated that IPOB is intact and has no issues with anybody, we are in unity and we can restore Biafra sooner than expected.
“We, therefore, encourage all Biafrans to remain resolute in our struggle for self-determination which is our fundamental right.”