The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 18 and 26, 2022 as sit-at-home for the people of the South-East as part of solidarity for its detained leader, Nnamdi Kanu.
It said it chose the dates because they are the court dates of its leader.
The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement issued on Saturday, distanced itself from a rumoured voice note announcing different dates. The group added that any other date is not from IPOB.
The Media and Publicity Secretary noted that its major mandate is the well-being of Biafrans both at home and in diaspora.
Powerful further reitrated that IPOB is not a faceless movement and does not annouce its activities via voice messages.
A part of the statement expressed that Biafrans must be very alert because the enemies are trying so hard to create confusion in its land in an attempt to set Biafrans against themselves and scuttle their struggle for liberation.
It further expressed that any information that doesn’t air on radio Biafra is not from IPOB. IPOB announces its activities and events only through its official channels which are (i)Radio Biafra (ii) Press Statement from Emma Powerful (office of IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary) and (iii) Memo from the Office of IPOB Head of Directorate. To this end therefore the only Sit-At- Home order emanating and announced by IPOB leadership are the 18th and 26th of May, 2022 being the dates our leader Mazi Nnamdi KANU will appear in court, the statement added.