The Enugu State Government, on Tuesday, vowed to shut down schools and markets observing the illegal one week sit-at-home order by Simon Ekpa.
This was contained in a statement signed by Professor Chidiebere Onyia, Secretary to the State Government.
It was reported that some schools and businesses in Enugu State did not open today, Tuesday, for their normal activities in apparent obedience to the sit-at-home declared by Finland-based Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa.
This is despite a statement by the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, that it didn’t declare any sit-at-home.
Enugu State Government has now come hard on those obeying Ekpa’s directive.
The government’s statement reads:
“The attention of the Enugu State Government has been drawn to reports on social media this Tuesday morning that proprietors of private schools in the state are sending messages to their pupils and students to the effect that
they should not come to school from today on account of the illegal one week sit-at-home order allegedly declared by faceless non-state actors in the state.
“The Enugu State Government is alarmed and dismayed by this development and hereby warns that any school that fails to open and function normally from today will have its license revoked immediately.