IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Not In Custody Of Military, Says DHQ

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By Danlami Nmodu

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters,DHQ has denied claims that leader of the Independent Peoples of Biafra,  is in the custody of the .

Answering questions from reporters  during a press conference, the Director of Defence information,Major General John Enenche said  the leader  is not in the custody of the .

is not in the custody of the military,”Enenche said Friday at the Defence Headquarters.

Asked whether the Defence Headquarters will also declare Kanu wanted like it did to the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, the defence spokesman  replied: “It is  not the responsibility of DHQ to declare Nnamdi Kanu wanted.”

Earlier, Enenche  reaffirmed  the unalloyed  loyalty of the Armed Forces to the Commander -in Chief, President Muhammadu Buhari.He also pledged the  total subordination of the military to constituted civil authorities.

The defence spokesman added that  various military exercises and operations going on across the country are being sustained.

He said further that  the military has been carrying out steps to win the hearts and minds of the people in areas of such exercises through programmes  like medical outreaches.

The armed forces, the spokesman said, has also been reassuring  the public  against what he called negative  propaganda.


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