At 9 am on Friday, July 7, gunmen suspected to be Biafra supporters shot sporadically in Abana, the former headquarters of Bakassi Peninsula, scaring travellers.
Business activities was stalled at the beach as natives scampered for safety.
TOP MEDIA learnt that commercial boats and fishermen fled when they sighted the militants. Many people were said to be stranded following the development.
The development might be connected to the sit-at-home order by a diaspora-based Biafra agitator, Simon Ekpa.
The Biafra Nations League (BnL), a group in the Gulf of Guinea is supporting the controversial sit-at-home exercise.
Speaking on Friday, the deputy leader of the BnL, Ebuta Takon, said his group is insisting on the release of Nnamdi Kanu and the withdrawal of Cameroonian troops from the Bakassi Peninsula.