By Newsie Events Media:
The British High Commission in Nigeria has said that it is “in the process of seeking clarification” from the federal government regarding the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
According to Dean Hurlock, a spokesperson of the British High Commission, who disclosed this in a message sent to TheCable on Wednesday, said that his office is ready to provide consular assistance .
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, who is also a British citizen, was arrested on Sunday and extradited to Nigeria to face trial for alleged treason.
Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), said on Tuesday that the IPOB leader was “intercepted through the collaborative efforts of Nigerian intelligence and Security Services.”
He did not state where the IPOB leader was arrested, but , according to TheCable , Kanu, who is based in the UK, was allegedly lured to an African country with a promise of cash donations and was then picked up.
In the message shared with TheCable, Hurlock said the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office “stands ready to provide consular assistance”.
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