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‘The East Is Gone’ – Nigerians React To Igbo Traders Cheering Unknown Gunmen In Aba

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Nigerians on social media have condemned outrightly the hailing of unknown gunmen that stormed the popular Ariaria International market in Aba, Abia State.

Naija News reports that a large number of gunmen in black attire carried out an open parade and patrol in the market and were cheered by the traders and buyers in the area.

In a viral video, the gunmen, numbering about 50, were seen carrying firearms and different weapons to the admiration of the people in the market.

The gunmen also declared a compulsory sit-at-home in the South East for today 5th and tomorrow 6th of May 2022 ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s working visit to Ebonyi State.

Reacting to the video, some netizens condemned the action of the Igbo traders hailing the gunmen. They also questioned where the Igbos were headed with an action like that.

Watch video and reactions below;

 

lois__u wrote; ‘Ndi-igbo! How did we raise an army against ourselves and economy? How did we quickly get here? Just how? You think you’re doing Buhari? Lol we are doing ourselves! We’re destroying our lands! We’re killing our selves! And guess what? 2023 Buhari will return back to his farm in Daura! And we? #shame’

kanoel_fabrics wrote; ‘Dey re even clapping for them’

babykaay14 wrote; ‘Only if we know what we are doing to ourselves in the East’

chy_wayers wrote; ‘Can you imagine this nonsense?’

_thatlonewolf_ wrote; ‘Tbh I haven’t seen the positive effect of this sit at home make person enlighten me’
toniochibu wrote; ‘The East is gone’

bellaciousbella wrote; ‘Why not go to Ebonyi and do this rubbish why kill your own people? Isn’t this callous’

kingzaram1 wrote; ‘Na so we wan take get the Biafra ? That means if we get the Biafra everybody go don enter cage’

soberdrunk8 wrote; ‘Energy that they are supposed to use to face their state governor that is eating their billions meant for development.’