Sit-at-home order: IPOB in crisis over NECO exam


The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB leadership are not on the same page on its sit-at-home order due to the National Examination Council (NECO) examination for secondary school pupils.

IPOB had ordered a sit-at-home in Southeast every Monday beginning from August 9 to demand for the release of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

However, the directive is bound to disrupt the ongoing NECO examination, a position canvassed by Kanu’s younger brother, Prince Emmanuel Kanu to which he released a statement announcing the suspension of the order.

“As a group fighting for the liberation of her people from oppression from her enemies, we realised that it would amount to assisting the said enemies to inflict more harm on our children if we do not suspend the sit-at-home order to allow Biafra students to take their exams,” Emmanuel wrote.

But the secession group’s Head of Directorate, and Spokesman, Chika Edoziem and Emma Powerful respectively distanced themselves from the suspension.

“The Directorate of State of the Indigenous People of Biafra categorically and unequivocally state that our sit-at-home tomorrow (today) will go ahead as planned.

“Any information to the contrary must be ignored as the work of our detractors,” Edoziem said.

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