British High Commission finally speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s arrest, extradition

The British High Commission has reacted to speculations that leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu was arrested in the United Kingdom.

Spokesperson of the British High Commission, Dean Hurlock, on Tuesday said Kanu was neither arrested nor extradited from the UK.

“We can confirm that Nnamdi Kanu was not arrested in the UK for extradition purposes,” The Cable quoted him.

Recall that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami had disclosed on Tuesday that Kanu was arrested on Sunday.

According to Malami, he was arrested through the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and Interpol.

Kanu who is a dual citizen of both Nigeria and Britain was rumoured to have been arrested in the UK where he was believed to have been staying since his escape from the country in 2017.

But, former presidential aide, Reno Omokri said a top UK government source confirmed that the IPOB leader was was ”almost definitely arrested in Kenya” and it was ”an illegal detention.”

Nigerian News – CorrectNG

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