IPOB Sit-At-Home: ‘Southeast under Red Alert as a result of foolishness’ -Umahi


By Chinwe Imo-Eze Onwosi 

The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi have revealed  that the region is under red alert and has been blacklisted by the federal government, investors because of the activities the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Umahi called on other South-East governors to work together to end the negative effects of the IPOB sit-at-home order and frowned at foolish compliance by some civil servants in the state warning that anyone who fails to report to work on Monday, will not be paid their salaries.

The governor stated this while addressing members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, stakeholders emergency meeting that took place at the ecumenical centre, Abakaliki on Sunday, 29th August, 2021.

According to him, “Any trader that does not open up their shops for businesses will be taken over by the government. South east region is gradually being destroyed by IPOB sit-at-home. We have to fight it. We have to say no to that.

“You have to listen to me. A lot of federal agencies have placed Ebonyi state on red alert. I Give you an example, it took me going to Abuja to convince the aviation industry to do some approval to our airport.

“Southeast is under red alert as a result of IPOB sit-at-home and it is out of foolishness.

“Many civil servants did not go to work, we decided not to pay them, but the spirit of God prevailed and we forgave everybody. But tomorrow’s own, anybody that fails to go to work, will definitely seize to be a civil servant in Ebonyi.

“Security agencies must start parading everywhere. It is very important and I want us to all come out. Once in a while, let’s do a show of force that there is no any other party in the state, than the APC. Let’s save South-East.”



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