•We’ll never yield to nonstate actors —Anambra govt
•Nobody’ll obey him —Enugu Govt
•It cannot happen in Ebonyi —Nwifuru
•S-East govs, security agencies must guarantee peoples’ safety — Okwesilieze Nwodo
•We’re on top of the situation — Police
By Anayo Okoli, Vincent Ujumadu, Chinonso Alozie & Alumona Ukwueze
Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Imo State governments yesterday, vowed not to yield to the antics of non-state actors disrupting governance in the southeast geo-political zone.
Their reactions followed the threat by the factional leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Simon Ekpa, to impose a two-week sit-at-home in the Southeast, commencing from July 31st to August 14th.
Simon Ekpa’s had on Tuesday declared the sit-at-home will take place in the following order: Monday, July 31, 2023 to Friday, August 4, 2023, there will be total lockdown in Biafraland;
“Saturday, August 5, 2023 and Sunday, August 6, 2023, all Biafran markets will open respectively.
“Monday, August 7, 2023 to Friday, August 11, 2023, there will be total lockdown in Biafraland; Saturday, August 12, 2023 and Sunday, August 13, 2023 (Break), all Biafran markets will open; Monday, August 14, 2023, there will be lockdown in Biafraland.