The executive umbrella organisation of Igbo residents within the Northern states and the federal capital territory, the Igbo Delegates Meeting, IDA, has barred folks of the South-East residing within the North from travelling to their states of origin through the 2019 common elections.
IDA warned that any particular person, who flouts the directive, could be fined an undisclosed amount of cash.
The warning was issued following a unprecedented assembly of the physique in Barnawa, Kaduna State and was contained in an announcement collectively signed by its President Common, Chief Chikezie Nwogu, and Secretary Common, Austin Ofokansi Ifedinezi.
The assertion reads, “We would like our folks to remain of their respective states and solid their votes. The period of working residence throughout elections can’t be tolerated once more.
“There isn’t a want for us to go residence at each election as a result of if you happen to try this you’ll robotically disenfranchise your self.
“We have now performed numerous sensitisation. We have now additionally educated our folks on this and all of us agreed. That’s the reason we determined to put an embargo. And if you happen to journey, IDA will superb such particular person(s).”