Traders, artisans and others on Friday, shunned the ‘sit-at-home order’ issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), in the South-East.
However, many fuel stations in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State were closed by petroleum dealers.
Police spokesperson in the state, Mrs Loveth Odah said police were not aware of the closure but emphasized that it had nothing to do with the sit at home order by IPOB.
In Enugu township, almost all business owners opened their shops, according to the news agency of Nigeria, NAN.
Banks and other financial institutions as well as corporate offices were opened and staff attending to customers as usual while traders at Ogbete Main Market and New Market also opened.
Amechi Kingsley with agency report