Nnamdi Kanu‘s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor
has claimed that soldiers of the Nigerian Army invaded the home of the
leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) earlier today.In a
statement, Mr Ejiofor accused the Nigerian Army of declaring war on Mr
Kanu and supporters of IPOB.
“The Military has declared war on the
innocent, unarmed and defenceless civilians. Sporadic shooting is going
on in the premises of Nnamdi Kanu now.
“The situation is serious. My client’s
whereabouts has remained unknown. His entire house has been shattered
with bullets and missiles.
“The soldiers had just forcefully gained
entrance into his house after shooting for about 40 minutes. His
entrance gate was broken and forced open. Their mission is still unknown
as every person seen in his house has surrendered, including his aged
“We will avail the world with the pictures of these dastardly acts,” Mr. Ejiofor said. The lawyer called on supporters of Biafra to remain calm in the face of what he described as “unprovoked killings.”
“In the face of this unprovoked
killings, torture, abduction and malicious destruction of property, I
still appeal for calm from IPOB members. Just be assured that the entire
world is watching.
Do not take up arms, continue to conduct yourselves in the most civilized manner you are well known for,” Mr. Ejiofor said.