Nigerians React To Arrest Of IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu By Buhari’s Government

Mixed reactions have trailed the report on the arrest of the chief of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu by the Nigerian Government.

On Tuesday, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, knowledgeable journalists that Kanu was arrested and dropped at Nigeria on Sunday.

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He stated the arrest adopted a collaborative effort between safety businesses in Nigeria and Interpol.

Malami additional disclosed that Kanu could be taken earlier than the Federal High Court in Abuja for the continuation of his trial on expenses bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, illegal possession of firearms, and administration of an illegal society.

But Nigerians on social media have kicked towards Kanu’s arrest, noting that there are extra severe safety threats that must be tackled. 

Many famous that banditry and terrorism remained the order of the day within the North, with none tangible effort by the federal government to arrest the leaders of the gangs of bandits wreaking havoc. 

Social media customers additionally condemned Kanu’s arrest on the premise that Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi had not been arrested regardless of his alleged ties with bandits. 

While many have discovered the report unimaginable, some units of individuals have as an alternative lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for retaining to his promise of coping with terrorists. 

Below are some reactions:

Freedom isn’t free. Even if it implies that we pay with our blood for our youngsters and their youngsters to dwell free from the excesses of the Fulani savagery then so be it.

— An Uncle named Chike (@ogbelejechikej1) June 29, 2021

When will they arest the spokeman of Bandits? Gumi

— Oj (@Oj14254617) June 29, 2021

FG ought to prepare for what’s approaching them. We are are IPOB and never cowards like @Mbuhari and Fulani’s.

— HARRYNKWO (@harrynkwo) June 29, 2021

So FG can undergo the ache of arresting Nnamdi Kanu overseas however can’t arrest Boko Haram & bandits who kill harmless Nigerians day by day?

— 👑OBA OF KOGI 🌟 (@obann_de) June 29, 2021

He should be stored alive as a result of southerners can not die for Buhari to reign.

— Proudly Esan Also often known as Galilee (@Angela201045315) June 29, 2021

With this arrest it exhibits that FG can arrest these bandits and kidnappers from their hiding place however FG selected to not

— Dotnature 🇳🇬🇳🇬 (@adesolagbenga) June 29, 2021

So Buhari left Boko Haram, ISWAP, bandits and herdsmen to go after Nnamdi Kanu?

Is he the reason for insecurity and poverty in Nigeria?

— Daniel (@clevadani001) June 29, 2021

Yusuf was killed, did that cease Boko Haram?

The authorities should sort out the problems that Kanu speaks about.

Marginalization, inequality, restructuring.

Government shouldn’t make Kanu the case and abandon the true case.

— Anma Namsu (@Aneema_Namsu) June 29, 2021

It took the hassle of ISWAP to kill Abubakar Shekau. I concern for what the Buhari’s authorities is about to create

— BBT NIG. LTD. (@Matthewbello17) June 29, 2021

It’s painful that this can be the top of Nnamdi Kanu.

FG will simply abandon him there and hold post-poning and adjourning till he has no extra energy left in him to struggle.

— Son_of_the_$oil.🤫 (@Vi_4real) June 29, 2021

A Facebook consumer, David Ologun stated, “The best way the federal government can douse the tension and gain the support of Nigerians is to hold dialogue with him and release him to go and calm the south-east. There is no point jailing him if agitation must end in the southeast.”

Another consumer, Victor Emeka wrote, “It changes nothing. Biafra is bigger than Nnamdi Kanu. He played his role in waking up the awareness. Just like no one can kill Sharia ideology, that is the same with Biafra unless you come out with a better reason why Igbos will do better in Nigeria than Biafra.

“It does not change the fact that Nigeria is a zoo and failed state and more than 80 percent of abokis cannot travel to their villages because of insecurity.”

Glimpse Godspower Adenu posted, “Misplacement of priority. How is Kanu the problem of this country? Clueless and blind administration full of hate and nepotism.”

Uwen Aron posted, “At the moment, arresting IPOB leader is never Nigeria problem than Nigeria it self problem (sic).”

Anselm Qledibe acknowledged, “It’s not the first time they have arrested him, the government should tread with care, the country is too tensed.”

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