Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka | 3 December 2019 | 1,115 times
Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been declared wanted by the Anambra State Police Command.
Making the announcement in Awka on Tuesday, the Police Commissioner in the state, CP John Abang, said that Ejiofor is wanted in connection with the killing of two police officers by members of IPOB in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Monday.
In a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, he declared that members of IPOB in Oraifite killed two police officers when a team of security personnel went to arrest Ejiofor over a complaint of abduction brought against him.
According to him, some members of the proscribed group immediately attacked the police, killing two of its men and setting ablaze a vehicle belonging to the command.
While declaring Ejiofor wanted, CP Abang said: “We implore law-abiding Nigerians from North, South East or West who have information about this man to report to the nearest police station.
“He is a member of the proscribed IPOB, and he is wanted in connection with the killing of two policemen. We implore anyone who has information on him to report to us.”
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