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Apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi to find ways of cautioning Finland-based Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa, over his sit-at-home orders.
The spokesman of Ohanaeze, Alex Ogbonnia admonished that Umahi and Ekpa’s hometown leaders should call him to order.
The Eastern Updates reports that the recent killings and destruction in the Southeast have been linked to Ekpa.
Recently, he ordered a five-day sit-at-home across the Southeast.
Condemning the sit-at-home, Ogbonnia wondered if Ekpa was a villain or a hero in the Southeast.
The body urged Ekpa’s community leaders to rein in on the agitator against his youthful exuberance.
Ohanaeze said it’s incomprehensible and irreconcilable for Ekpa to order sit-at-home in the Southeast.
A statement by Ogbonnia reads: ‘Ohanaeze wonders how somebody that proclaims himself a leader will neither seek the opinion nor weigh the aspirations and political barometer of his people before going gaga.
‘We, therefore, pose a question to Mr. Ekpa, as to whether he is a hero or a villain?
‘The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Ambassador Prof. George Obiozor and indeed, all well-meaning sons and daughters of Igbo land, with all sense of responsibility, hereby call on the Regent of Umueziaka community, the home of Mr. Simon Ekpa; the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Hon. Ikechukwu Odono; the member representing Ohaukwu South in the State Assembly, Hon. Chinedu Onah; member for Ohaukwu and Ebonyi Federal Constituency, Hon. Chukwuma Nwazunku; the Senator for Ebonyi North, Sen. Dr. Sam Ominyi Egwu and the governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi to rein in Mr. Simon Ekpa and compel him to desist from his unreflective youthful exuberance.’
Meanwhile, Twitter on Wednesday suspended the account of the separatist.