Igbo Youth Assembly condemns IPOB’s sit-at-home order | The Guardian Nigeria News


Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide, a socio-cultural group, has condemned the Sit-at-Home call on Igbos by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying it will only promote hatred and threaten national unity.

A statement by the President-General of the assembly, Mazi Ifeanyi Nwudunna, in Abuja on Tuesday, urged Igbos and other Nigerians to “go on their normal and legal businesses and disregard such order from the outlawed group or enemies of Ndi Igbo trying to ground the economic activities of Ndi Igbo’’.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that IPOB had declared a sit-at-home on May 30 to honour its men who died in the Nigeria-Biafra war from 1967 to 1970.

The government through the police has however warned the group against the planned action.

Emma Powerful, the IPOB’s spokesperson in a statement on Monday, however, dared the army to stop members of the group.

Nwadunna, however, said, “The Federal Government of Nigeria has set aside a date where all the heroes of…

Source: Guardian Newspaper