Police in Anambra nab 2 suspected armed IPOB members for attempting to disrupt summit

Police in Anambra nab 2 suspected armed IPOB members for attempting to disrupt summit

- Two suspected IPOB members in Anambra have been arrested by the police

- The suspected were said to have been nabbed at the Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra's capital

- They were arrested for trying to disrupt the southeast summit on restructuring which took place at the state's capital

Some topnotch security operative have arrested two suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra's capital, which was the venue of the ongoing southeast summit on bordering on restructuring.

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Threats by the IPOB group to thwart and disrupt the summit has led to serious security surveillance involving helicopter hovering around the environ of Awka, The Sun reports.

Gaba Baba Umar, the state commissioner of police has been on ground with other sister security agencies such as the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS).

Newsmen relayed that a special team led by an assistant commissioner of police was dispatched to Awka by Hosea Karma, the assistant inspector general of police in charge of Zone 9, Umuahia.

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It was reported that some youth leaders from Anambra State had worked closely with the police, discreetly identifying suspected IPOB members, which has led to most of them being arrested.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that a Nigerian preacher, Bishop Patrick Mmuokebe, had passionately commented on Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)'s agitation while condemning the federal government for proscribing the group.

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Source: Naija.ng

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