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Southeast Nigeria cities shut after separatist protest call

Southeast Nigeria cities shut after separatist protest call

Redacted article courtesy of – The Guardian

Markets and businesses closed down Monday and streets were mostly deserted in cities across southeast Nigeria.  Residents said after a separatist group called for a protest over the arrest of its leader.

The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra movement (IPOB), which wants a separate state for the ethnic Igbo people in the southeast, has called for businesses to close every Monday in the region.

Link to full article:  https://guardian.ng/news/southeast-nigeria-cities-shut-after-separatist-protest-call/

 

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