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BREAKING: Nigerian Army arrests notorious IPOB/ESN leader [PHOTOS]

Troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with other security agencies while conducting Exercise Golden Dawn have arrested Godwin Nnamdi, a notorious leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

This was made known on Sunday by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement obtained by POLITICS NIGERIA.

The IPOB leader was arrested during joint clearance operations at a camp suspected to be the fortress of IPOB/ESN elements located at Akpowfu Forest in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Saturday 25 December 2021.

During the clearance operation, Nigerian security forces said they engaged the dissidents in a firefight compelling them to take to their heels, leading to the arrest of their leader.

Army also said it recovered various items including one AK 47 rifle, one magazine containing 21 rounds of 7.62 mm Special, one handset amongst others.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya while commending troops for the successes recorded thus far, charged them to comb and clear all suspected hideouts of criminal elements in their Area of Responsibility.

See photos from the operation below:

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7 Comments

  1. All what we hearing everyday is about IPOB or Brafia, Nigeria Army or police arrested or killed IPOB or Brafia.Where are the Boko Haram, ISWAP and the Bandits Leaders in the North.? Southeast governors are the stupid Human Being on Earth,By inviting all Terrorists government and their securities in to the Southeast.

  2. Wicked NIGERIA ARMY, WE SUPPORT ESN, IPOB, IPOB, ESN HAVE SAVED MANY LIVES I N SOUTH EAST. THESE IDIOTS THAT CALLED THEMSELVES ARMY ARE JUST TERRORIZING SOUTH EAST

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