The Nigerian authorities has lastly damaged its silence on how the chief of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was trailed and arrested earlier than he was extradited to Nigeria on Sunday.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed mentioned Kanu was trailed by the Nigerian safety brokers for 2 years whereas he was having a luxurious life outdoors Nigeria.
Mohammed additionally mentioned the Biafra separatist chief has a large community of collaborators supporting his agitation motion, Blueprint reviews.
The minister mentioned this whereas addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, talking for the primary time on the arrest and repatriation of Nnamdi Kanu again to the nation.
Mohammed mentioned, “It will curiosity Nigerians to know that for over two years, our safety and intelligence companies had been on the path of the proscribed IPOB chief as he lived a five-star life throughout a number of nations, travelling on chartered personal jets, dwelling in luxurious residences and turning out in designing garments and sneakers.
“Of course, as we all saw, he was wearing an attire made by Fendi, a luxury Italian fashion brand, when he was arrested.
“We can tell you that the forensic investigation carried out so far has revealed a treasure trove of information on the proscribed IPOB leader and his collaborators.”
Mohammed additionally boasted that each one the accomplices of the IPOB chief will face the complete wrath of legislation when they’re caught.
“While the investigation continues, we guarantee you that not one of the collaborators, no matter their standing within the society, shall be spared.
“They will all face the full wrath of the law for their activities that challenge our nation’s sovereignty and threaten its unity. No one, no matter how highly placed, is bigger than the country,” he mentioned.