Sit-at-home: Gunmen attack Enugu community

17/01/2022 9:02:00 PM

Sit-at-home: Gunmen attack Enugu community

Sit-at-home: Gunmen attack Enugu community

Despite IPOB's claims that the Monday sit-at-home is suspended, gunmen have continued to attack residents in the South-east...

The Nation newspaperthat the gunmen, who came into the commercial town on motorcycles, destroyed a Sienna vehicle belonging to a vigilante group, the Udenu Central Neighbourhood Watch.The vigilantes, too, ran away on sighting the gunmen.The gunmen set ablaze a tricycle after discharging its passengers and pushing away the owner, the paper said.

“They had guns, knives and whips with which they dispersed people. They didn’t shoot at anybody.“Their faces were covered. I am still shaking from the shock. I thought they would attack me since my shop was open at the time they passed.“Later on, I heard they were beating some people and asking others to go back home,” the paper quoted a panic-stricken trader as saying.

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But sit-at-home is Tuesday naw Attack, attack, attack. I wonder when the real Igbo people still stand and end this.

Panic As Gunmen Enforce Sit-At-Home Order In Enugu | Sahara ReportersThe gunmen who entered the commercial town on motorcycles were seen beating traders who had opened shops for business. When miscreants become decision molders in a society that’s what you get... ipob started this rubbish... now they lost control of the miscreants they empowered with guns to destroy the peace we once had in the south east... Am in enugu and no one is enforcing anything, everyone is at home,both police men and the politicians are observing it Ok

Nnamdi Kanu: Ebonyi Governor Vows To Punish Residents Who Obey IPOB’s Sit-at-Home | Sahara ReportersIPOB has given a directive that there will be boycott of business activities tomorrow as its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, appears at the Federal High Court in Abuja. David umahi be warn! God is very angry with you. Everytime. 🙄 He can't punish independent workers.

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Rumoured one-week sit-at-home: Anxiety grips South EastThere is renewed anxiety over rumours that the next one week, beginning from Monday January 17 may be observed as sit-at-home But lpob have come out to say is only on tuesday that there will observe sit at home..... other days are free Fake news The anxiety has double the cost of transportation from Enugu to Lagos. The cheapest fare is 19,000 for Luxurious bus while small bus goes for 24,000

'Failure attracts severe punishment' -- Ebonyi asks residents to ignore IPOB's sit-at-home order | TheCableThe Ebonyi government has asked residents in the state to disregard the sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). DaveUmahi Even fo*lish Umahi will abide by SitAtHome order himself Efulefu Umahi shld better face reality which is that while he reigns in Abakaliki sector IPOB rules & control events Let him continue his doomed presidential campaign of Zoological Republic he will return shamefacedly DaveUmahi Dave Umahi, from grace to grass...your portrait of shame, tragedy, loss and fear have ruined whatever achievements ever attributed to you. DaveUmahi

, Nigeria’s South-east, and dispersed residents who opened their shops for business.by SaharaReporters, New York Jan 17, 2022   There was panic in Enugu State on Monday morning when some gunmen were seen enforcing the suspended sit-at-home order and attacking residents in Obollo-Afor, the headquarters of Udenu Local Government Area.by SaharaReporters, New York Jan 17, 2022 The Ebonyi State Government has warned that residents of the state who comply with the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Tuesday will be severely punished.by SaharaReporters, New York Jan 17, 2022 Some residents of Anambra State have claimed that the sit-at-home order by the  Indigenous People of Biafra was emasculating the economy of Eastern Nigeria, thereby impoverishing the people.

The Nation newspaper that the gunmen, who came into the commercial town on motorcycles, destroyed a Sienna vehicle belonging to a vigilante group, the Udenu Central Neighbourhood Watch. The vigilantes, too, ran away on sighting the gunmen. The gunmen arrived at the town around 8:30am and are currently patrolling it to ensure that there is compliance with the sit-at-home order, purportedly issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra. The gunmen set ablaze a tricycle after discharging its passengers and pushing away the owner, the paper said. According to Eze, “All markets and parks leaderships in Ebonyi are by this announcement directed to ensure that markets are open for businesses on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. “They had guns, knives and whips with which they dispersed people. According to Daily Sun, members of Udenu Central Neighbourhood Watch took to their heels on sighting the gunmen. They didn’t shoot at anybody. She said the worst hit were the poor and elderly, urging all parties concerned to embrace dialogue for the sake of the common people.

“Their faces were covered..”. I am still shaking from the shock. I thought they would attack me since my shop was open at the time they passed. “Later on, I heard they were beating some people and asking others to go back home,” the paper quoted a panic-stricken trader as saying. Normalcy was said to have returned to the community after a team of soldiers, mounting a checkpoint along the road, arrived in the town.

In a related development, gunmen were said to have attacked two people in Amauke and Ogrute communities in Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local government Area, Enugu State. A resident of the area, Emeka Peter told PREMIUM TIMES the gunmen snatched a motorcycle from an unidentified cyclist at Amauke and broke the head of a resident at Ogrute in the community. Mr Peter said the villagers believe the same group carried out the separate attacks. “They collected somebody’s bike in Amauke; in Ogrute, they broke somebody’s head there. It was an attack.

So, they broke the guy’s head. They were armed with guns,” he said. In Enugu metropolis, residents shunned the streets. Major markets did not open for business in compliance with the Monday sit-at-home. However, there was no report of shooting or attack by gunmen as of the time of filing this report.

IPOB had suspended the Monday sit-at-home order across the South-east in September, in preference to locking down the region any day the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu appears in court for his trial for alleged treason. Despite the suspension, the Monday sit-at-home order has continued to be obeyed by residents in the region, mostly out of fear. IPOB has been linked to deadly .