According to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), lived like a star before he was arrested.
Kanu was arrested outside the country on Saturday and flown back to Nigeria the next day.
Justice Binta Nyako ordered that he be remanded in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) until July 26 after he was arraigned before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Mohammed said security operatives have been on the trail of Kanu for two years.
“Nigerians will be interested to know that for over two years, our security and intelligence agencies were tracking the disgraced IPOB leader as he lived a five-star life in several countries on chartered private jets, living in luxury apartments, and designing clothes and shoes.” When he was arrested, he was wearing an outfit made by Fendi, a luxury Italian fashion brand.”
“We can tell you that the forensic investigation we have conducted so far has unearthed a wealth of information on the proscribed IPOB leader and his collaborators. In the meantime, we assure you that none of the collaborators, irrespective of their social status, will be spared,” he said.
Kanu will face the full wrath of the law, Muhammad promised.
“They will all face the full wrath of the law for their actions that threaten the sovereignty and unity of our nation. There is no one who is bigger than the country, no matter how high up they are.
It is interesting that many are suddenly calling for Kanu to have a fair trial as if he didn’t get one before he jumped bail and fled.
“I can assure you, however, that the fair deal Kanu denied many victims of the violence he willfully instigated through his broadcasts and tweets will not be denied to him,” he said.