Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Monday, led a protest against the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to thwart the sit-at-home order of the outlawed group.

Obiano led the protest in Awka, the state capital, after traders refused to engage in economic activities.

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Economic activities were crippled across the state as a result of the sit-at-home order.

All the banks along the Onitsha-Enugu expressway in Awka, locked their gates against customers, while transporters withdrew their vehicles in various parks in the state capital.

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Though the popular Eke-Awka market was open, traders refused to open their shops for business.

It was gathered that the gates were opened but the traders did not open their shops for business.

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However, after the governor’s intervention, some of the traders opened their shops.

In Imo, armed men broke into a school and chased away students who were sitting for an exam.

(Daily Trust)


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