Nnamdi KANU: Why Tuesday Sit-At-Home Order Was Declared – IPOB


Nnamdi KANU: Why Tuesday Sit-At-Home Order Was
Declared –
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said its
September 14 sit-at-home order is in honour of victims of
the military raid in Afaraukwu, the home town of its
leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
On September 14, 2017, military operatives had invaded
Afaraukwu in Abia State in an attempt to arrest Kanu.
During the raid, about 28 people were said to have been
killed by soldiers.
However, IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful, said the
Tuesday sit-at-home is sacrosanct across the Southeast.
According to Powerful: “We the global movement of the
Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) wish to remind all
Biafrans, friends of Biafra and lovers of Biafra freedom
across the globe that the sit-at-home order issued by the
IPOB leadership to be observed tomorrow, Tuesday,
September 14, 2021, is sacrosanct.
“The peaceful protest is for the remembrance of the
victims of the genocidal invasion of our Leader’s
compound at Afaraukwu Ibeku Umuahia on September 14
2017. No fewer than 28 innocent Biafrans were killed that
day by the Nigeria Army during the raid.
“We advise all Biafrans, both men and women, to stay
indoors tomorrow as a mark of honour to these fallen
heroes and heroines. We must not fail to remember the
supreme sacrifices of these great freedom seekers.
Nothing done to honour them should be considered too
much for they have watered the tree of Biafra freedom
with their blood.
“Our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has also made a lot of
sacrifices for the restoration of Biafra. So, all of us must
be prepared to play our roles to accomplish this great
task. Biafra independence is a mandate that we must live
to accomplish.”
Powerful maintained that the alleged killings of Biafra
agitators would not deter IPOB from its agitation for
“We won’t be deterred by the killings of Biafra agitators by
Nigeria compromised security agencies who cannot
confront Fulani bandits and herdsmen rampaging the
country. They derive pleasure in killing and torturing
innocent people agitating for their freedom while fleeing
from real terrorists,” he said.