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Nnamdi Kanu critically ill, claims IPOB

12 September 2016, 13:27

Abuja - The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have claimed that their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is critically ill.

According to Sun News Online, the group claims that they have warned of Kanu's condition before and will not take the matter easily should his condition worsen.

“We have warned before and will continue to warn that the world should pray nothing happens to our leader, because if his present illness gets worse, IPOB worldwide will not take it easy,” IPOB said in a statement produced its spokespersons, Emma Mmezu and Dr. Clifford Iroanya.

Also read: Nnamdi Kanu considered Biafran President in Kuje Prison

The development follows from an allegation made by IPOB claiming that some of their detained members were being harassed in prison.

Family members of Kanu had allegedly gone to Kuje prison to pay him a visit on Tuesday when 14 security operatives – 12 soldiers and 2 others on mufti – accosted them.

The incident happened  immediately after Kanu's family members left the prison premises.

Read more at Sun News Online

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