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Nnamdi Kanu: Owerri shutdown as residents observe voluntary sit-at-home

The state secretariat, banks, major streets, motor parks, schools and markets in many parts of Owerri, Imo State capital, on Monday, were deserted as residents observed the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) sit-at-home order.

DAILY POST correspondent who moved round to monitor the level of compliance gathered that even though markets were opened, traders refused to resume for business.

At the state secretariat complex along Port Harcourt road, Owerri, DAILY POST observed that most workers came to work because of the government’s order, but they left almost immediately after signing the attendance register.

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Recall that commercial activities were gradually returning before last Monday’s stampede that grounded the state capital and forced many residents home to avert any ugly situation.

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