The Police in Finland have reportedly arrested the leader of the interdicted secessionist Indigenous people Of Biafra (IPOB), Simon Ekpa, following his repeated troubles to sabotage the forthcoming Nigeria’s general elections scheduled for Saturday February 25 and March 11, 2023.
The Finland-based Ekpa had overhung to oppressively discipline any person in the South- Eastern part of the Nigeria that tries to partake or vote in the 2023 General Elections, a situation that urged the Nigerian Government to raise the issue with Finnish government recently when the Nigerian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada, met the Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria.
The Seperatist leader has been suspected to be behind the ceaseless killings by ‘Unknown Gunmen’, a dangerous armed troopers responsible for the deaths of several people and even public officials in the South- East.
Ekpa, a self-acclaimed follower of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of IPOB, rose to eminence in July 2021 after he was enunciated as the lead broadcaster of Radio Biafra.
Ekpa was named to lead the Separatist group to replace Kanu following there-arrest of the IPOB leader by the federal government. After some weeks, IPOB enunciated Ekpa’s disengagement, as he was accused of declination to sign the rules of engagement of Radio Biafra.
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