Kanu has been on the wanted list of the Nigerian government for a long over series of bombings and attacks on government formations in the east traced to IPOB.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Thursday in Abuja that “It will interest Nigerians to know that for over two years, our security and intelligence agencies were on the trail of the proscribed IPOB leader.”
The minister commended 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.