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Ignore IPOB’s sit-at-home order – Imo state government tells residents



The Imo state authorities has requested residents of the state to disregard a sit-at-home order issued by the proscribed Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB) on Might 29 and Might 30.

The state’s Commissioner for Info and Technique, Declan Emelumba, whereas talking in Owerri, the state capital on Thursday, Might 27, stated residents of the state can go about their lawful companies with out worry of molestation, including that enough safety preparations had been put in place to make sure security and freedom of motion.

“Imo residents ought to disregard these messages as they haven’t any consequence in anyway. They need to go about their regular companies with none worry of molestation.

Let our individuals be relaxation assured that the federal government has put all essential safety measures in place to make sure the protection and freedom of motion of all Imo individuals on these dates and after” he stated

Talking on the alleged shoot-at-sight order given by the government to safety operatives, the state commissioner stated it was the handiwork of hearsay mongers and enemies of the state. Based on him, solely criminals have something to worry about the security measures put in place within the state and harmless residents don’t have anything to worry.

“Simply when the federal government has efficiently introduced the state again to normalcy, these vicious enemies have contrived one other hearsay to the impact that safety brokers have been instructed to shoot and kill Imo youths additional judicially.

I’m right here to induce my pricey Imo youths to disregard this baseless hearsay of them being targets of intimidation or assault by safety brokers, because the originators of this hearsay are those that have vowed to make Imo ungovernable.

I’m, due to this fact, utilizing this medium to enchantment to our dad and mom and guardians to rein of their youngsters and wards in opposition to any type of demonstration on this unstable time.

Those that are stoking the embers of this disaster is not going to put ahead their youngsters to be a part of the battle. That’s the reason my fellow dad and mom shouldn’t permit their youngsters to be Cannon fodder in a purely senseless matter.

As soon as once more, the federal government has not given any order for both the arrest or killing of harmless Imo youths. So, law-abiding residents ought to go about their authentic companies with none worry or panic,” he stated