THE Indigenous Folks of Biafra on Tuesday mentioned this yr’s sit-at-home would maintain on Monday, Might 31, 2021, and never Sunday, Might 30, 2021, because it earlier introduced.
The modification, in line with IPOB, was because of real observations about its earlier directive, “as lots of our folks observe Sundays as a day of worship”.
It, nevertheless, added that each one business actions could be shut down on Might 31, 2021, all through Biafra land.
The group said this in a press release by its Director of Media and Publicity, Emma Highly effective, a replica of which was made accessible to The PUNCH on Tuesday morning.
The assertion learn partially, “We, the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, ably led by our nice and indomitable chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, want to announce that this yr’s Biafra Remembrance Day sit-at-home will now maintain on Monday, Might 31, and never Sunday, Might 30 as earlier directed.
“The modification is following real observations about our earlier directive as lots of our folks observe Sunday as a day of worship. There might be partial remark of the Biafra Day on Might thirtieth. However there might be a complete lockdown and sit-at-home on Monday, thirty first of Might.
“There must be no vehicular motion on that day on Biafra roads. Transport firms should withdraw from the highway on that day. Nationwide Union of Street Transport Employees; Nationwide Associations of Street Transport House owners; and others are anticipated to totally adjust to this directive.
“In the identical vein, artisans and merchants should shut store on that day. Airports, seaports, banks and monetary establishments ought to all shut down in honour of our fallen heroes and heroines.”
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