A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in the South East has condemned the sit at home order issued by indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ahead of the Anambra State gubernatorial election.
The Chief Convener, Emeka Umeagbalasi under the aigies of International Society For Civil Liberties & Rule Of Law Assisted By Leaders Of Southeast CLO & Coalition Of Southeast Democracy & Human Rights Organizations, during a press conference disclosed this to Journalists in Enugu on Sunday.
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He called on IPOB to suspend the sit at home order with immediate effect.
Pointing out that the sit at home order will not only cause more hardship to the people but might pushed the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in Anambra state.
Umeagbalasi also stated that the Anambra election which will be conducted on 6th November 2021, if popularly conducted and won will also ensure the safety of the electoral mandate of the majority of the Anambra voters and loyalty and allegiance of the winner to Anambra People as well as security and safety of their faiths, boundaries and territories.
“To allow the Election to be massively and scientifically rigged or to be stopped will be disastrously,”
He appealed to Indigenous People Of Biafra to allow Anambra electorate exercise their franchise.
“It is our strong appeal for Anambra voters to be allowed to participate in the Nov 6 Governorship Election and be protected to vote the candidate of their choice so as to avoid the repeat of what happened and is still happening in Imo State,” he said
He furthermore advise the federal government to release Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra inorder to stop all forms of violence and agitations.