Governor Hope Uzodinma has stated that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has no power in the Imo State, which he governs.
After meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Governor told State House correspondents that IPOB’s sit-at-home order didn’t seem to work in his state because only a defined authority, such as his government, can issue orders on when people can stay away from their jobs or businesses and so they will abide.
Because residents in the state did not obey IPOB’s directives, Uzodinma explained, normal activities flourished in the state.
“Even the people on their own called off the sit-at-home order. In Imo State, it is not being observed. People are doing their businesses.
“Most people in Imo are business men and women who depend on their daily activities and income to feed their families. So, they cannot afford to sit at home idle and allow hunger to ravage the state.”