Southeast shuts down as residents obey IPOB’s ‘sit-at-home’ order | The Guardian Nigeria News


Deserted road due to stay-at-home order in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State…yesterday. PHOTO: NNAMDI AKPA

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It was a ‘tale of two worlds’ in yesterday’s Remembrance Day observed in the five Southeastern states – Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo – and in the United States of America.

While U.S. President Joe Biden saluted the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in memory of its fallen service members at the National Cemetery, streets in Southeast Nigeria were deserted as the former separatist region commemorated the death of over one million people who died in the Biafra war half a century ago.

Markets and roads were empty in…

Source: Guardian Newspaper