Army Arrest Notorious IPOB Leader In Enugu

Enugu – A leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN), Godwin Nnamdi has been arrested by troops of 82 division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu.

This was stated by Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in Enugu on Sunday that the troops of Operation Golden Dawn arrested Nnamdi on Christmas Day.

He said that Nnamdi, was arrested during an operation in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, as reported by Vanguard.

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Troops: Vanguard

Nwachukwu maintained that troops recovered one AK-47 rifle, one magazine containing 21 rounds of 7.62 mm special bullets and one telephone handset from Nnamdi.

“The IPOB/ESN leader was arrested during clearance operations at a camp suspected to be the fortress of IPOB/ESN at Akpowfu Forest, in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.

“During the clearance operation, troops engaged the dissidents in a fire fight compelling them to take to their heels, leading to the arrest of their leader.

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“The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, while commending the troops, charged them to comb and clear all suspected hideouts of criminals in their areas of responsibility,’

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Abdullahi Abubakar

Abdullahi Abubakar is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri.He is a teacher and passionate about Journalism and writing in general. He works with Today Post as a senior Editor and is currently living in Gombe.

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