Date For IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018, Middle-Belt inclusive | IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018

Date For IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018, Middle-Belt inclusive | IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018. The exercise has become an annual event, which the group said is used to honour Igbo indigenes who lost their lives in the three-year long civil war which took place between 1967 and 1970. IPOB said this year’s event would be special as it has included states in the middle belt, which are being ravaged by Fulani herdsmen as part of the exercise.

Date For IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018 | The Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) has announced May 30th as date for this year’s sit-at-home exercise. Its media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful announced through a press statement. The Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) has announced May 30th as date for this year’s sit-at-home exercise. Its media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful announced through a press statement.

The Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) has announced May 30th as date for this year’s sit-at-home exercise. Its media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful announced through a press statement.

Date For IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018 | Powerful said another unique feature of this year’s exercise is that unlike other years when members are advised to stay at home, this year’s will feature solemn church service from the night of 29th May all through to 30th May.

This it said would be in honour and in remembrance of those killed during the civil war, those killed by security forces during IPOB rallies and those killed by Fulani cattle herders in the middle-belt area of Nigeria.

“This year, we shall also remember all victims of Fulani herdsmen attacks, Boko Haram violence and those that died at the hands of Nigerian security agencies over the years that nobody remembers.

Date For IPOB sit-at-home protest 2018 | “We are calling on all the people of Southern Kaduna, Middle Belt especially Benue, Adamawa, Kogi, those affected by herdsmen terrorism in Ondo and other states in Yorubaland to join the great family of IPOB in observing a day of solemn prayer and sit at home to remember those that lost their lives unlawfully at the hands of Fulani terrorist herdsmen and security agencies.”

The group further stated that, “This year’s remembrance will be special because it will present a unique moment of shared pains and misery for all the families that lost their loved ones to war, hunger, disease and terrorism.

“We remember those that sacrificed their lives to defend the defenseless and those that lost their lives because there was no one to defend them.

 

 

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