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Nnamdi Kanu not arrested, extradited from UK – British Govt


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The arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra by the Federal Government seems to have generated global reactions.

This is just as the United Kingdom denied complicity in the arrest and subsequent extradition of the fugitive.

According to the British government, the self-acclaimed Biafra leader was not arrested in the United Kingdom or extradited from England.

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Fielding questions from a PUNCH correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday, Spokesman for the British High Commission in Nigeria, Dean Hurlock, who confirmed that they are abreast of the development surrounding his arrest, reiterated that Kanu was not arrested in the UK.

‘We are aware of reports that Nnamdi Kanu has been detained in Nigeria by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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“We can confirm that Nnamdi Kanu was not arrested in the UK for extradition purposes.”