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Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian govt will explain how IPOB leader was rearrested, repatriated – UK

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The UK Parliament has mentioned that the way in which and method Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, was rearrested in Kenya and extradited must be defined by the Nigerian Authorities.

Lord Tariq Ahmad, the UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth, demanded that the federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari ought to clarify to the British Authorities the way it repatriated Kanu.

The choice adopted a July 7, 2021, debate on the ground of the Parliament throughout which the lawmakers mentioned the UK authorities’s evaluation of Kenya’s position within the matter.

The problem was dropped at the Home of Lords by Lord Alton (Liverpool), who sought to deal with the controversies surrounding the switch of the IPOB chief from the East African nation to Nigeria in opposition to his will.

The lawmaker additionally sought to know if the Excessive Fee in Abuja has supplied any help to Kanu.

A parliamentary schedule acknowledged, “Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Authorities what evaluation they’ve fabricated from (1) the alleged position of the federal government of Kenya within the detention and alleged mistreatment of Nigerian activist Nnamdi Kanu, (2) the circumstances surrounding the switch of Kanu to Nigeria in opposition to his will, and (3) of any help being supplied to him by the Excessive Fee in Abuja. HL1665.”

In response, Tariq Ahmad mentioned, “We’re searching for clarification from the Nigerian Authorities in regards to the circumstances of the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu.”

Moreover, the Minister confirmed earlier reviews about his nation offering consular help for the IPOB chief.

“The UK has requested consular entry to Kanu from the Nigerian authorities, and we stand prepared to supply consular help,” he mentioned.

The Buhari authorities is but to inform Nigerians how the IPOB chief was arrested and repatriated to Nigeria.

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