Residents of Abakaliki have also responded to the “Ghost Monday”Sit-At-Home order as directed by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB) as commercial activities was heavily grounded.
Candidreporters.com earlier reported that IPOB said it will enforce a lockdown every Monday in the south-east until Kanu is released.
The group had said the lockdown tagged “Ghost Monday” will also affect schools and marketplaces.
Nnamdi Kanu is facing charges bordering on treasonable felony brought against him by the federal government over his campaign for the Republic of Biafra.
He was released in April 2017 on health grounds but jumped bail after flouting some of the conditions given to him by the court.
Kanu was re-arraigned before Binta Nyako of the federal high court in Abuja on June 29 after being intercepted and extradited to Nigeria. His trial was adjourned till July 26 for a hearing.
Business premises in the capital city was heavy deserted.
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