Sit-at-Home: IPOB sympathisers stop WAEC exams in Imo

... Set eight motorcycles ablaze


Sympathisers of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, sit-at-home order have said that they suspended and forced both students and teachers of Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State, out of the English examination hall for the West Africa Examination Council, WAEC, on Monday.

This was even as IPOB has also declared another sit- at - home on Tuesday (today) to protest the killing of 28 youths by soldiers who allegedly invaded it's leader's family house, Nnamdi Kanu at Afaraukwu in Ibeku area of Abia State on September 14, 2017.

It was also, learned that the enforcers, fully armed, stormed the premises of the school in the early hours of the day before chasing the students and their examiners out of the premises.

Sources told reporters in the school that 

enforcers of the IPOB sit-at-home arrived in a convoy of motorcycle and vehicles, and started shooting into the air.

The sources said the enforcers set ablaze about 8 motorcycles belonging to the teachers and chased them away from the school premises.

They said, “In the process, students were afraid and started running and the teachers including the exam monitors started running for their life.

“These boys were well armed with sophisticated guns mounted in the entrance to the school shooting in the air.

“Others entered into the classrooms and first of all asked everybody to lie down and then asked them to pack all their belongings and vacate the school premises.

“They warned them not to come back to the school to conduct any exams again.

“They said there will be nothing like exams in the school. We are afraid that our children will not sit for the exams.

“The Nkume community is under tension and our people are afraid these boys are not smiling. Even as I am talking to you the schools have been deserted.”