Sit-at-home: Banks, markets, shops shut in Anambra, Ebonyi


Commercial Banks, shops,supermarkets, motor parks and other business outlets in Awka Anambra state were shut on Monday in compliance to sit-at-home order by the indigenous peoples of Biafra IPOB.

It was the same in Ebonyi state.

However, the popular Eke-Awka market was opened but shops owners did not open their shops.

Meanwhile, Civil servants in the state reported to duty ,according to the directive of governor Willie Obiano for all workers to be in office or risk salary cut.

Our reporter who monitor the event in Awka discovered that all the banks along Onitsha – Enugu expressway shut their doors to customers.

Also some street traders shut their shops and business premises for fear of being attacked.

Our reporter who also visited the Anambra state secretrait discovered that workers came to offices only to registers their names and immediately leave.

Our Correspondent who went round the state capital of Ebonyi, Abakiliki observed that primary and secondary schools didn’t open for classes.

Also, private business owners, cooperate organizations like banks, markets, filling stations including the courts did not open as well.

However, there were heavy presence of security men in the state especially at strategic places.