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75 countries observed sit-at-home order, says IPOB

75 countries observed sit-at-home order, says IPOB
May 31
08:55 2017

At least 75 countries observed the sit-at-home order given by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark Biafra Remembrance Day, the group said on Tuesday.

In a statement issued by Emma Powerful, IPOB’s media and publicity secretary, the group commended Biafra agitators worldwide for complying with the order.

Some parts of the south-east including Onitsha in Anambra as well as Enugu had complied with the order, shutting down markets and deserting the roads.

IPOB described the compliance as an indication of a determined quest for the sovereign state of Biafra by the Igbos.

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It also lampooned the Igbos that didn’t comply with the order, describing them as “saboteurs”.

It listed the countries where the order was complied with as Taiwan, Chad, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA, Russia, Ukraine, Angola, Congo DRC, Mozambique, Luxembourg, Brazil, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, St. Kitts, Canada, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, France.

Others were Germany, Austria, Finland, South Africa, Togo, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Benin Republic, Gabon, Cape Verde, Madagascar, Mexico, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Namibia, Equatorial Guinea, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar.

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Also included were Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Greece, Pakistan, India, Trinidad and Tobago, Israel, Italy, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Sao Tome and Principe, Australia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Namibia, Niger Republic, Tunisia, Algeria and Cape Verde.

“The Indigenous People of Biafra and its leadership worldwide congratulate Biafrans and all the IPOB family members worldwide both in Biafra land and in the Diaspora for their compliance with the sit-at-home order issued by our indefatigable leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,” the statement read.

“Mazi Nnamdi Kanu issued this sit-at-home order when he was still in Kuje Prison, Abuja, and it has come to pass; all the people of Biafra both home and abroad complied in all totality. This had not been done in the history of Biafra struggle before.

“We also blame those saboteurs who were paid by the government to sabotage the restoration project because today Biafrans and IPOB members worldwide obeyed Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. We, IPOB, must be strong and we promise everybody that Biafra is here.”

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