After the recent invasion to the IPOB leaders home by the men of the
Nigerian military, investigations on Saturday showed that security
agencies were combing the South-East region in search of Nnamdi Kanu.
Findings by one of our correspondents in Abuja showed that the security
agencies had been directed to arrest Kanu and other leaders of his
The directive to arrest the IPOB leaders was said to have been
communicated to the leaders of the security agencies deployed in the
The security agencies that were given the directive, according to
investigations, include the military, the police and the Department of
It was gathered that the government felt that it could be dangerous to
leave Kanu a free man till the next adjourned date when his case would
come up at an Abuja Federal High Court.
His case is said to be coming up later in October.
A top security sources said, “We are seriously looking for him. He has a
lot of things to explain to the government concerning his statements,
actions and activities.
“We can’t sit by and allow the security situation in the country to be
compromised to the extent that an individual will be challenging the
“Government has to do something about an individual that is recruiting
young people, giving them uniforms, arming them and referring to them as
a secret service.
“We have been seizing arms and ammunitions at the ports; we also need to know what they were meant for.
“This is someone who unilaterally said there would be no election in
Anambra State and some people want us to allow him continue with his
activities? No, we need to grow above our ethnic and tribal