The Imo State government has threatened to sanction any civil servant who adhere to Monday’s sit at home directive from the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB.
the government gave the threat in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Mbadiwe Emelumba on Monday.
According to the state government, adequate arrangements for security has been put in place to ensure workers who report for duty are safe.
The statement reads: “This is to inform all indigenes and residents of Imo State that Government has not authorised any public holiday or sit at home across the state, either today, Monday, March 21, 2022, or any other working day
“Consequently, everyone is advised to go about his or her normal duties.
“Civil servants are particularly advised to ensure that they are in their offices discharging their responsibilities. Those who abstain from duty without authorisation will be sanctioned accordingly
“Government hereby assures all indigenes and residents of adequate security as they go about their lawful activities.”