Almost all socio-economic activities in Aba, commercial nerve centre of Abia State, were on Monday (9-11-2015) paralyzed following a massive protest mounted by agitators and members of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB) and Indigenious People of Biafra (IPOB)
The protesters are agitating for the unconditional release of the Nnamdi Kanu who is currently detained for allegedly running an illegal radio station Radio Biafra.
In spite of the heavy presence of joint patrol teams of the Nigeria Police and Army, the protesters whose presence virtually took over the vicinity of Aba North, South Local Government Councils forced residents to close down shops and business concerns for fear of been caught up in the built up open confrontation between the security and the protesters.
Business activities at Ariaria, Eziukwu, Ngwa Road and Cemetery have all been forced to close down, No casualties were reported.
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