Kenyan Authorities React To Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest, Extradition To Nigeria

Immigration and diplomatic authorities from Kenya have acknowledged that they weren’t conscious of the arrest and “extradition” of the chief of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, who was nabbed on their soil and delivered to Nigeria.

The Kenya’s Director-General of Immigration Services, Alexander Muteshi, dismissed the claims of the nation’s complicity within the arrest and “extradition” of Kanu.

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Also, an official within the Kenya Ministry of Interior stated the ministry was not conscious of the “extradition” of Nnamdi Kanu to Nigeria. Kenyan Authorities React To Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest, Extradition To Nigeria 3

The Kenyan authorities officers in separate interviews with Reuters and Kenya’s Nation newspaper debunked the household’s declare.

“A spokeswoman for the Kenyan interior ministry said it was not aware of the matter, while the foreign affairs ministry in Nairobi did not respond to a request for comment,” Reuters stated in its report.

Also, Muteshi whereas dismissing the household’s declare instructed Kenya Nation that it was not potential to inform whether or not Mr Kanu had entered Kenyan territory.

“I can’t know that,” Mr Muteshi stated when requested whether or not the claims made by the household have been true.

Kanu, who’s dealing with 11 counts of treason, treasonable felony, terrorism and unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others, jumped bail in 2017 and left the nation.

He was re-arraigned earlier than a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday and ordered to be remanded within the custody of the DSS, whereas the case was adjourned until July 26 and July 27. Kenyan Authorities React To Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrest, Extradition To Nigeria 4

Biafra — a area nearly solely populated by the Igbo folks — was the positioning of a bloody civil struggle between 1967 and 1970.

The Federal Government says safety and intelligence companies have been on the path of Kanu for over two years earlier than he was re-arrested.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who disclosed this at a media briefing on Thursday in Abuja, stated Kanu was dwelling “a five-star life throughout a number of international locations”.

The minister stated Kanu’s re-arrest and repatriation was made potential by the collaboration of Nigerian safety and intelligence companies.

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