Deji Adeyanju, a popular Nigerian activist and former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu was tricked into a peace meeting and subsequently arrested.
POLITICS NIGERIA recalls that Kanu was arraigned in court on Tuesday afternoon by Nigerian authorities after being on the run since 2017. He is facing charges of treasonable felony.
Adeyanju wrote on Twitter: “Someone high up in Govt told me they used a guy, a politician Kanu trust to deceive him to come for peace talks & arrested him in one of the African countries.
“You will recall Buhari even made comments that IPOB should give peace a chance.”
According to Nigeria’s attorney-general, Abubakar Malami, Kanu was arrested by Interpol and Nigerian security agents. Justice Binta Nyako remanded the fugitive secessionist leader in DSS custody until July 26th for a continuation of his trial.