- A part of the Southeast is feared by the activities of gunmen who have ordered a sit-in in the area
- The gang has threatened to do so , to deal with residents who oppose them in states like Abia, Imo and Anambra.
- However, on Thursday 5th Ebonyi, President Muhammadu Buhari met for a two-day visit, to commission some projects of the administration led by Dave Umahi
Enugu – Residents in south-eastern Nigeria were by a gang of armed men to observe sit-at-home ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s scheduled visit to Ebonyi state on Thursday, May 5.
A military A A source who spoke to Leadership revealed that the gunmen have taken over some towns in Abia, Imo and Anambra and have threatened to attack each one who is caught disobeying the order.
The source said:
“Guns have been seen shooting g in some streets of Aba in Abia and in Imo and Anambra and announced to residents that there will be sit-at-homes on Thursday and Friday when President Buhari will visit Ebonyi State and they will have to watch it throughout the Southeast /blockquote>
President Buhari’s gunmen were found to be demanding the release of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu from DSS custody.
Meanwhile, the President has arrived at Alamo Ibiam International Airport Enugu for a two-day working visit en route to Ebonyi.
As Wie The Nation reported Buhari was appointed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and his alongside other government officials Received by Ebonyi counterpart David Umahi.
The President is expected to commission many projects executed by the Umahi-led government.
He is also expected to engage a selection of Igbo leaders rs at a meeting.
President Buhari responds to IPOB, ESN outlaws’ killing of a Nigerian Army couple
The President had sanctioned the arrest of the suspects responsible for the gruesome murder of a military couple in Imo State.
Buhari made the statement on Wednesday, May 4 through his spokesman Garba Shehu.
He condemned the act and offered his unreserved condolences to the bereaved of the deceased.