The Nigerian police has reacted to an alleged attack on Nnamdi Kanu’s house by the military – The police insisted that no attempt was made on Kanu’s life and neither did the army attack his home – They claim the army was passing through Kanu’s residence when they were attacked by members of the IPOB group The Nigerian police has reacted to news flying around that the army attacked the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Sunday, September 10. According to a report by Premium Times, the Abia state police command commissioner, Leye Oyebade, claimed that the soldiers were passing through Kanu’s residence when they were attacked by members of the IPOB. Oyebade said: “There was no attack on the home of Nnamdi Kanu.
“What happened was that the military was parading a new armoured carrier and passed through Nnamdi Kanu’s residence. “It was while they were passing that some people threw stones and other things at them.” The police’s explanation is contrary to Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor’s claim.As Against earlier report by Kanu’s lawyer that the army stormed Kanu’s residence with the aim of eliminating him.
However, the Nigerian army has come out to make a public statement concerning the incident at Kanu’s residence. The army denied reports that it invaded the residence of Kanu with the aim of causing him bodily arm. Major Oyegoke Gbadamosi, the assistant director of public relations, 14 Brigade Nigerian Army in a statement denied reports that it invaded Kanu’s home or killed anybody. Corroborating the police’s statement, Gbadamosi, said it was the residents that threw stones at the military officers while they were passing through.