According To Peter Obi, The Sit-at-home Directives Were Not Issued By IPOB
According To Peter Obi, The Sit-at-home Directives Were Not Issued By IPOB

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 elections, has expressed his view that the sit-at-home directives in the southeast are the result of criminal activities. In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, Obi clarified that these orders were not issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). He called on security agencies to promptly address the rising insecurity and crime throughout the country.

Obi praised the efforts of the southeast governors in combating criminal activities in the region but emphasized the need for a more strategic and intelligence-driven approach to alleviating the suffering of citizens. He highlighted the concerning situation in the Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, where lives and properties have been lost without adequate resistance from security operatives.

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Regarding the disruption of business and social activities due to the sit-at-home directive, Obi categorized it as a criminal activity that must be swiftly addressed by all stakeholders, including security agencies and the people. He emphasized the importance of valuing human lives and creating a secure environment for development and investment.

Obi called upon religious and traditional leaders, as well as stakeholders, to continue promoting peace among their people. He urged governments at all levels to take urgent steps to address poverty and youth unemployment, which are underlying factors contributing to insecurity. Obi emphasized the significance of providing tangible support and opportunities to improve the well-being of the population.

In conclusion, Obi appealed for collective efforts to tackle the prevailing challenges and create a more secure and prosperous nation.


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