Kanu’s detention: IPOB to stage protest Friday • Orders sit-at-home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has declared Friday, September 23, sit-at-home in protest  against  the continued detention of  its  leader, Nnamdi Kanu ,by the Federal Government.

The group en joined the Igbo  people and all those who believe in  Biafra ideology  in  the country to shutdown their businesses and stay at home.

It ordered IPOB members outside the country to stage open protests  on  Firday

In a press statement  signed the group’s spokesperson, Emma Powerful,  a copy of which was  made available to  the Nigerian Tribune,  in Awka, Anambra State,  on Sunday, said “The IPOB worldwide protest ,will take place in all the countries across the globe, except in Biafraland and Nigeria, where church services will be held.”

“Every IPOB member and other Biafrans living in Nigeria and Biafra land, will stay  at  home on  Friday.

“We also  urge   all markets, schools, banks, transport companies and manufacturing companies to close on that day in solidarity with the Biafra restoration process.

“We call on Okada riders, commercial  vehicle owners and  the National Union of Road Transport Workers  (NURTW) ,to withdraw their vehicles from the road on that day in solidarity with IPOB worldwide, for the release  of Kanu and for the total liberation of the Biafra people.

“We also advise every Biafran to switch off their communication devices, especially ,mobile phones on that day from 800am till 400pm in solidarity.

“This will let the world know, including communication companies,  to Know that Biafra people  are serious toward the release of our leader  and the restoration of the ancient and sacred sovereignty of God’s nation, Biafra.

“Only IPOB members in Biafraland and Nigeria are exempted from street protests on this occasion,  adding “that any country where there are IPOB family units that doesn’t participate in this global event, will be shut down”.