The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, has declared Thursday as Sit-at-home over President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to Imo State.
This was made known in a broadcast on Monday evening by IPOB-HDOS, Mazi Chika Edoziem.
IPOB declared that Nigeria’s President is not “welcomed into Imo State, Biafra Land on Thursday, 9th September, 2021.”
According to him, “all the traditional rulers, all ndi iche and every Biafran should stay away from any ceremony organized by Hope Uzodimma to welcome him.”
IPOB equally declared total lock down of Biafra on that day, Thursday 9th September, 2021.
Recall that President Buhari will visit Imo State on Thursday. According to Governor Hope Uzodimma,
“All is set for President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Thursday, Sept. 9. to commission some significant projects put together by the Shared Prosperity Administration. He said Imo has been able to attract additional support from Mr President on management of some ecological problems in the state,’’ he said.
The governor disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, on Saturday upon his return from an official trip to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, said that the President would commission some significant projects” executed by his administration.
The governor said that he visited Abuja to “address some political matters and some critical issues that are supposed to be handled in Abuja.”
He listed the issues to include getting Federal Government’s assistance on the World Bank programmes on rural roads, ecological programmes, the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management (NEWMAP) projects and other erosion control issues
According to today’s report from BBC Igbo news, the government of Imo State has started preparing to recieve the President by repairing and retouching their roads.