IPOB: Fear Of Attack Keeps Kaduna Traders Away From Shops
The crisis in Aba that followed the deployment of military in the south-east is echoing in the northern part of Nigeria.
Igbo traders in Kaduna are afraid and going to where their shops are is one risk they do not want to take.
You could see the tension, building up in Kaduna State, after rumours of planned attack by hoodlums spread.
According to reports, some youths are allegedly planning to launch an attack against Igbo’s and their investment due to the crisis in Abia and Rivers States.
In the midst of the crisis, videos spread of some Igbo youths searching for Hausas in buses, but no one has confirmed the authenticity of the video and when it was shot.
There are claims it is not a recent video.
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The tension in Kaduna has required that the police and the Kaduna State government beef up security in the state capital and environs.
They want to avert any breakdown of law and order.
The State Commissioner of Police assessed the security situation in the metropolis and gave an assurance that Igbos and other residents are safe.
Crisis in Aba had started after military deployed troops in the region.
The Army says it was a proactive decision to guard against breakdown of law and order and forestall violence ahead of October 1.