The British High Commission has spoken on the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Dean Hurlock, a spokesperson of the British High Commission, has come out to say that they are aware of Kanu’s arrested but he was not picked up in the UK where he is based. Nnamdi Kanu is a UK citizen and has refused in UK since 2017 he fled Nigeria.
Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, had told journalists in Abuja that Kanu was picked up on Sunday due to “the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and security services.”
According to Hurlock, “Nnamdi Kanu was not arrested in the UK for extradition purposes.”