The Government of Imo state had warned its workers to be prepared to face the consequences for obeying the sit-at-home order as directed by the Indigenous People of Biafra in line with the rules as it relates to Civil Service General Order.
This was issued in a statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mbadiwe Emelumba, who said the state government has not declared Monday, August 9, 2021, as a public holiday.
The Commissioner warned the workers to disregard the order by the Indegienous People of Biafra, IPOB and come to work to avoid punishment according to the civil service rules.
Emelumba, noted that the security agencies has been mandated to maintain law and order in the state.
He appealed to Imo state people to carry out their normal routines without any form of fear, assuring them of their protection and safety.
Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News / August 9, 2021