Suspected members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) had on Monday, dispersed students and teachers of Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkume in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State who faulted the sit at home order.
Prior to this action IPOB had declared Mondays as sit-at-home as a form of support for the release of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who is facing some charges before an Abuja High Court.
However, this week’s sit-at-home is expected to continue on Tuesday as Kanu is expected to make an appearance in court.
According to reports, the school faulted this order for an English language examination in the ongoing Junior Secondary School Examination which was stopped abruptly.
Although there were no report of casualties, a video of the incident showed the students and staff shouting and running for their lives.
Both teachers and students went in different directions as the gunmen shot randomly into the air.
It was also reported that motorcycles belonging to some of the staff and students set ablaze .