In what seems to be shove in Asaba, Delta State were paralyzed in the early hours on Monday because traders stayed away from their shops in compliance with the sit at home by the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB).
Shops owners at the popular Ogbogono Market were observed to have closed their shops till 12pm.
The situation was disquieting in Asaba, where the people were not ready to taken chances with the IPOB’s sit at home order or give rooms for miscreants to seize the opportunity if the order to loot their shops.
Eventually there were sporadic shootings around the Bonsaac area in the midday causing parent to scamper for safety and run to pick their wards. It was later gathered that one person was killed in the process thereby creating apprehension in the state.
The police public Relation Officer(PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe when contacted said the command had drafted its personnel to all nook and cranny of the state to provide security. Through denied having any knowledge of gunshots from any group in the area.
In all, what do IPOB want to achieve? how would we get the desired result by inconveniencing ourselves in our kingdom that some enemies described as ting dots? If we consider that shooting and killing are happening in our regions, its enough for us to take a second look at our actions and inactions with regards to the mandatory sit at home.