Abandoned road in Owerri…on Monday Photo: Chidiebube Okeoma IPOB sit-at-home order grounds activities in Owerri Economic and business exercises were at an agonizingly slow clip on Monday in Owerri, the Imo state capital as inhabitants remained inside in consistence with the sit-at-home request proclaimed by the Indigenous People of Biafra.
Our reporter who checked the circumstance around the town reports that public and private workplaces, including banks, schools and markets were closed.
The always bustling Wethedral Road, Imo state University intersection, government house Roundabout, Ikenegbu streets and Douglas Roads were in a real sense shadows of themselves.
A couple of side of the road food and papers’ merchants were seen offering to individuals who emerged to purchase food and papers.
Our reporter saw security agents mounting a detour at Orji Flyover on Owerri-Okigwe Road and on Aba-Owerri Road.
The famous Alaba worldwide market situated on Owerri-Aba Road was closed yet craftsmans were seen pausing and taking care of drivers on the streets prompting the market.
While the Naza and Umuonyeali Wood markets were closed, the Naza modern group market on Federal University of Technology-Federal polytechnic Nekede Road was open yet with not many individuals executing organizations.