In the News, Concerning the Sit-at-home order given by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Abia State Government has come up to say that it is monitoring the court case of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu but do not support the idea of lockdown.
This statement was presented by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, saying that The state government will remain in touch with Kanu’s family over his trial in court but do not support any lockdown because it will affect the right to freedom of people.
He said,” Abia State government will remain in touch with Kanu’s family in his trial in court because it believes that according to the constitution that everyone is innocent until proven guilty by a competent court of law. I also believe that Kanu will get a justified trial before the federal high court in Abuja.
Coming to the threat by the IPOB, the government will not support the Idea of sit at home, because that will not solve any problem instead we can have dialogue.”
Okiyi added that everyone should go to their normal business on Monday without any fear of intimidation because security operatives have been deployed in the street to maintain order and advise.