Nnamdi Kanu’s Rearrest, One Of World’s Most Classic Operations – Lai Mohammed
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The Nigerian government on Thursday said the rearrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu was a “classic operation.”
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said Kanu’s rearrest is one of the most classic operations of its type in the world. Mohammed said this on Thursday in Abuja, during a press briefing on the capture of the IPOB leader.
The minister commended the security agents for professionalism and diligence towards capturing Kanu.
“Gentlemen, the Federal Government wishes to commend the Nigerian security and intelligence agencies, who collaborated to re-arrest the proscribed IPOB leader in one of the most classic operations of its type in the world.
We commend the professionalism, diligence, patriotism and painstaking efforts of our security and intelligence agencies. We also thank the sister international agencies that collaborated with us to pull off this arrest,” he said.
Kanu was picked up and repatriated to Nigeria on Sunday and this was disclosed by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
On Tuesday, Kanu was brought before Justice Binta Nyako of an Abuja Federal High Court who later remanded him in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS