Biafra Agitators Overpower Aba, Seeks For The Release of Nnamdi Kanu


Biafrans in Aba
To crown up the three-day protest, the members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) yesterday overpowered the Enyimba city forcing markets and shops to close down even without arms. Economic activity was yesterday brought to her kneels in Aba as Biafrans numbering over hundreds of thousands pounced on the city in agitation for freedom from the British project called Nigeria and the release of their Director, Nnamdi Kanu who was kidnapped by the Federal Government through DSS and detained unlawfully. They also called for the release of other Biafrans who are in the custody of Nigeria Police across the country.

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Those who didn’t adhere to the instruction of the group to close down their shops had some of their goods damaged by the angry youths.


The security agents who were deployed to Aba to stop the protest were completely overpowered as over 100,000 youths and children strolled the streets of Aba.

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Major markets in Aba; Ariaria, Ahia Ohuru (New Market), Shopping Centre, Bakassi shoe Plaza, Ohabiam Motor Spare Parts including shops on major streets and financial institutions in Aba were closed for business until the end of the protest as traders who came from other parts of the country and neigbouring ECOWAS regions were left stranded.
Residents of Aba and other cities where the protest had taken place has appealed to the federal government to listen to the demand of the group even as they expressed fears that the situation could degenerate into chaos if it nothing was done.
Many of the protesters carried placards which read; “Release Nnamdi Kanu now”, “Give us Biafra or we all die”, “Enough of this marginalization” “Is it a force to remain a Nigerian?” etc