Nigeria forces have apprehended Awurum Eze, the deputy to Ikonso Don, the late commander of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) managed Japanese Safety Community (ESN).
Director of Military Public Relations, Brigadier Common Mohammed Yerima, made the announcement in an announcement Wednesday night time.
Ikonso and 6 others have been eradicated three weeks in the past. Different ESN members have been nabbed in a joint operation by authorities operatives.
The spokesman stated Eze, 48, is a local of Umoneke Nta, Isiala-Mbano Native Authorities Space of Imo State.
On Might 4, 2021, he escaped when operatives of Police Intelligence Response Staff (IRT) stormed his village home in Isiala Mbano.
Eze was ultimately apprehended on Might 12, in Aba, Abia State, after weeks of unrelenting follow-ups by operatives.
“Awurum Eze is without doubt one of the principal sponsors of the quite a few killings in Imo State and has been on the needed checklist of safety brokers for greater than 3 months. Lots of the arrested IPOB/ESN terrorists had earlier talked about him as their key sponsor, mastermind and Second in Command to late Ikonso.
“In accordance with them, amongst all their leaders in Imo State, solely Ikonso and Awurum have direct communication hyperlink with Nnamdi Kanu. He may be seen in a number of images posing with the fugitive terrorist chief, Nnamdi Kanu,” the assertion learn.
An investigation to apprehend extra ESN members throughout the South-East is ongoing.
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