The Indigenous People of Biafra has said that it did not issue any directive of sit-at-home in the South-East on Tuesday, October 4.
The pro-Biafran group said the clarification became necessary because of rumours making the rounds that a sit-at-home has been declared.
A statement by the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Sunday, urged the people of the region to ignore such rumours, adding that those responsible for peddling the “falsehood” should stop it immediately.
Emma insisted that IPOB leadership did not authorise such purported order.
IPOB said although Tuesday is Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s court date, he will not be appearing in court and therefore, IPOB has set aside that day to challenge the Federal Government over the illegal abduction and extraordinary rendition of Kanu from Kenya to Nigeria.
The statement read in part, “We, the global movement and family of IPOB wish to remind Biafrans, friends of Biafra and lovers of freedom across the world that IPOB is not issuing a sit-at-home order on Tuesday, October 4, 2022.