Residents in Ebonyi State, on Saturday, shunned the sit-at-home order proposed by the supreme leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (lPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Daily Trust gathered that markets, hotels, Abakiliki Rice mill, motor parks and shops opened for business on Saturday.
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Taxi, Tricycle and motorcycles were also operational.
Our correspondent, who went round the Abakiliki metropolis and its environs, also observed that security agencies patrol some major roads in the city on Saturday.
Kanu had, on Thursday, cautioned people of the Southeast against flouting the May 29 sit-at-home order.
Although there is still panic owing to rumour that the exercise was shifted to hold on Monday.
IPOB had said: “We, the global family of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ably led by the prophet of our time, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, wish to announce once again, that this year’s annual Biafra Remembrance Day and candlelight procession will take place on Sunday night 30th of May, while a sit-at-home and total lockdown takes place on Monday, 31st May, 2021, and not May 30th as earlier announced.”