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Gunmen Disrupt Activities in Abakaliki,Ebonyi State.

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Activities were interrupted in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital yesterday following shootings by gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB which resulted in many shop owners closing their business premises for fear of being attacked as roads within the capital city was quickly deserted.

It was gathered that the gunmen reportedly shot into the air at Ezzamgbo Junction, Ishieke Junction, and other places in the state in their bid to enforce the sit-at-home order.

In his reaction, the Governor of Ebonyi State David Umahi in a statement in Abakaliki by the Commissioner for Information and State Orientation Uchenna Orji directed all security agencies and the Ebube-Agu outfit to neutralize any miscreant found with a gun and or dangerous weapon in the state.

On their part, the Nigeria Police Force in Ebonyi State advised the public to ignore what it described as fake news on some nefarious activities of gunmen, warning those peddling rumors to desist from such acts as they could be viewed and treated as criminal offenses.

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