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Will Obiano review threat of sanction to civil servants, as he shifts school activities to Saturdays

Anambra has made media headlines recently for the high rate of insecurity in the state. The unlawful activities of unknown gunmen had become alarming with regards to the killing of innocent residents and the incessant attacks on police outfits and even INEC offices. All these activities were associated with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and their mandatory sit-at-home order.

Recall that IPOB had mandated a weekly sit-at-home order to protest the detention of Nnamdi Kanu. It is good to understand that southeast residents that obeyed the sit-at-home order did it out of fear and intimidation because there have been reports of how unknown gunmen attacked those that disobeyed the sit-at-home order.

However, this sit-at-home order was heavily criticized by southeast leaders and Igbo politicians because the sit-at-home order affected the economic development in the region. The executive governor of Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano had even threatened to sanction any civil servant that failed to show up at work on a Monday morning due to the unnecessary sit-at-home.Photo Credit: Google

That being said, a new report has revealed that Governor Willie Obiano has mandated that lessons for students should hold on Saturdays to replace the Mondays that students sit at home out of fear of harassment. This recent development which was reported by the Nations Newspaper revealed that private and public schools in the state are to resume Saturday’s lessons in place of Monday’s, which starts from 8:am to 1:pm this week.

This is a good development for the safety of the students until the federal government through the gallant approach of the military, and other security agents flush out these miscreants causing mayhem in Anambra State.

Hence, will Governor Obiano review the threat of sanctions to civil servants as he shifts school activities to Saturdays?

For me, I think the governor should also consider the civil servants as the activities of the unknown gunmen is a serious threat to residents of the state. The lives of the civil servants will also be put at risk if they continue to go to work on Mondays. Hence, as he has taken the right step to ensure the safety of students by shifting school activities to Saturdays, he should also consider a proper approach that will ensure the safety of civil servants in the state.

Finally, it is good to understand that in no distant time, these unknown gunmen and the unlawful activities of IPOB will be history due to the effort of the federal government.

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