Despite the Purported Directives by the Proscribed Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) Markets, School and Banks are all opened for Bussiness in Abia.
According to Promise Uzoma Okoro who Visited Popular Ariaria Markets in Aba the Commercial Nerve Center of the State, Traders were seen Transacting their normal Businesses without harassment.
A Trader who gave his name as Kelechi Kalu at the A Line of the Ariaria Market said the Traders resolved to open their Bussiness so that there won’t be hunger in their Families.
“As you can see we are here in our Shops, although we heard of the directives of the IPOB, the truth remains they can’t feed our Families so coming to open our shops was not an option,” He said.
School Children were seen in their Various Schools in Aba and Umuahia where our Correspondent visited.
FirstBank, GT BANK, UBA and other Commercial Banks are all opened for Banking activities as of the time of Filing in this Report this afternoon.
When contacted, the Abia State Commissioner for Information Chief John Okiyi Kalu said the Government of Abia State did not declare a Public holiday in the state hinting that it was not possible for people not to go about their Normal Lawful Duties.