An aide to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, has faulted the order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), banning the Nigerian flag in the South-East region.
The group also ordered a sit-at-home on the occasion of Nigeria's Independence anniversary.
Reacting, Igbokwe described the order as an affront to the corporate existence of the country and called on Igbo leaders to checkmate the excesses of the Nnamdi Kanu led group.
In a post on his Facebook page entitled: “A call for peace, tranquility and sanity in Igboland as Nigeria clocks 61,” he warned that the threat by IPOB should not be taken likely, pointing to the numerous attacks allegdly perpetrated by the group.
Noting that people of the South-East have started relocating out of the region, he said, "Those who are pushing for this brigandage in the South-East are the lowest of the low in Igboland," adding that they do not represent the bulk of the people.
He asserted that an attack Nigeria’s Flag is an attack on Nigeria.
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