IPOB: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Was Arrested In Kenya – Brother


IPOB: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu Was Arrested In Kenya - BrotherKingsley Kanu, brother of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says the separatist leader was arrested in Kenya.

In a statement shared on Wednesday, according to TheCable, Kingsley said his brother was detained while visiting Kenya and “handed over to the Nigerian authorities who then flew him to Nigeria”.

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It would be recalled that Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), on Tuesday said the IPOB leader was “intercepted through the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and Security Services.”

However, he did not state where the separatist leader was arrested, but Kanu, who is based in the UK, was lured to an African country with a promise of cash donations and was then picked up, the publication stated.

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Kingsley expressed;

My brother Nnamdi Kanu demands the right to self-determination for Biafra. Self-determination is the right to that underpins the United Nations. Because Biafrans support Nnamdi Kanu’s call for Biafran self-determination, my brother has now been subjected to the most serious violations of international law.

My brother has been subject to extraordinary rendition by Kenya and Nigeria. They have violated the most basic principles of the rule of law. Extraordinary rendition is one of the most serious crimes states can commit. Both Nigeria and Kenya must be held to account. I demand justice for my brother, Nnamdi Kanu.

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He added;

The British High Commission in Nigeria must insist upon my brother’s immediate release. They must guarantee his safety and security. Nnamdi Kanu must be returned home to the UK to his wife and his sons who live here. The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, must make clear to the Nigerian authorities that they will not tolerate the unlawful detention of British citizens and that the UK Government condemns the Nigerians and Kenyans for undermining the rule of law.

Foreign Secretary Raab must be clear. There will be consequences for those who resort to extraordinary rendition. The British Government must insist upon justice for Nnamdi Kanu.

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