Nigerian authorities have arrested Nnamdi Kanu, but he the leader of a separatist movement was not arrested in the United Kingdom a country , his movement in the nation’s southeastern region. Ipob have recently caused allot of security concerns
The separatist leader fled Nigeria in 2018 while on trial for treason against Nigeria state, he’s currently at the Federal High Court in Abuja, Umar Gwandu, spokesman for Attorney-General Abubakar Malami, said by phone
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra movement, known as IPOB, was returned to Nigeria “to continue facing trial after disappearing when on bail,” Malami told reporters on Tuesday.null
Kanu, arrived in the in nigeria soil on June 27, is “accused of engaging in subversive activities that include inciting violence through television, radio and online broadcasts against the Nigerian state and institutions,” he said.
however Neither Malami or Gwandu who brife the press revealed in which country Kanu was detained before being extradited. He said the IPOB leader was “intercepted through the collaborative efforts of the Nigerian intelligence and security services,” Malami said.
Nigeria’s government declared IPOB a terrorist group in 2017 and has blamed recent attacks targeting security agents in southeastern Nigeria on the group’s armed wing.
The embattled president Buhari cancelled his secdule Medical trip to London at the last minute there’s sepucalion this arrest must have something to do with the president trip cancellation as Nigerians are looking to see how IPOB Members will react to the news of the arrest of their supreme leader