One killed as Pro-Biafrans protest in Onitsha, block Niger Bridge

One person as reportedly been killed as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB numbering over 30,000 protest the continuous detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Commercial activity was grounded and numerous roads in the city blocked including the famous Niger bridge.

Markets and shops around the city were closed.

According to Vangaud the IPOB members numbering over 30,000 were earlier seen gathered at Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu Statue by Niger Bridge Head, also known as Odumegwu Ojukwu Gateway, Niger Bridge Head Onitsha chanting and dancing Pro Ojukwu and Biafran songs, from where they marched peacefully to down to Upper Iweka Flyover.

The presence of policemen around major roads of the city could no stop the IPOB members.


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