IPOB: How Nnamdi Kanu was arrested at airport parking lot in Kenya
More details have emerged of how Nigerian Government arrested the Supreme Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in Kenya.
According to SaharaReporters, a source privy to the arrest of the IPOB leader revealed that Kanu was arrested at the airport parking lot in when he went to meet someone arriving the East-Africa country for a meeting.
Malami disclosed in a statement that, “Self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Kanu, has been intercepted through the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and Security Services.
“He has been brought back to Nigeria, in order to continue facing trial after disappearing, while on bail regarding 12 count charge against him”
According to SaharaReporters’ source: “Kanu had arrived in Kenya and settled down in a house. On June 19, 2021, he drove himself in a car to the international airport to meet a person arriving in the country for a high-level IPOB meeting.
“He drove into the underground parking lot at the airport and was arrested before exiting the car.
“He was taken to a house and brutalised for 8 days while the Nigerian authorities perfected how to forcefully relocate him to Nigeria
“He was travelling on a British passport, not a Nigerian passport as alleged by Malami. He was brought into Nigeria on a Saturday and arraigned on Monday.
“Buhari upon learning of his abduction decided to cancel his trip to the UK to manage the diplomatic fallouts at home instead of going to London.
“Kanu was interrogated in the presence of his lawyers in the DSS office in Abuja. The Nigerian government didn’t get his passport, laptop, and three major phones.
“He was taken out of Kenya without passing through immigration.”