The Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Anthony Ogbizi has proclaimed confinement of movement over the state’s outskirt, in ahead Anambra race set to hold tomorrow, November 18.
Ogbizi on Thursday at the Police Headquarters, in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, said this move wound up noticeably important in light of knowledge provide details regarding dangers to lives and properties of residents and dealers at Ariaria Market, Aba by the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB).
He said the current exercises of the group incorporate coursing flyers planned to scare and power the residents to close their shops for business on Saturday.
He said IPOB individuals mean to compel the merchants to indicate that there would be no race and furthermore cause perplexity and disturb the peace and security of Abia State.
“We have commenced the restriction of movement across the border to Anambra State, and that would be enforced amidst tight security. Therefore, we appeal to Nigerians to remain calm and not to be offended when they are being quizzed by the security operatives.
“This is because of the recent activities of the outlawed IPOB that include circulating leaflets with the intention to intimidate and force the citizens to close their shops for business on Saturday, November 18
Ogbizi said encourage that the police is prepared to “deal” any individual or gathering of people that assemble to complete exercises that are an encroachment of the govern of law under any pretense.
“If anyone is caught with the leaflet, we will take it very seriously. We are here to warn anybody operating under this guise to desist from doing so,” he said.