Nnamdi Kanu's father allegedly missing, several dead after soldiers' reported invasion

Source: NAIJ.com

- The Nigerian army reportedly invaded the home of IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu

- NAIJ.com is yet to independently verify the reports, but there are

allegations that Kanu's father was kidnapped

- The Nigerian army has however confirmed that Operation Python Dance

will continue

NAIJ.com earlier published that unconfirmed reports have it that

soldiers allegedly stormed into the home of the leader of the

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia state.In a

statement sent to NAIJ.com on Thursday evening, September 14, Kanu's

lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the soldiers forcefully gained entrance

into his client's house after shooting for about 40 minutes.

He said the entrance gate of the IPOB leader's residence was

broken-down and forced open. Following the alleged invasion, a video

has surfaced showing people allegedly killed by the Nigerian army.

In the video, it was said that Nnamdi Kanu's father was missing and

the Nigerian army had invaded his home, killing several innocent


Many believe that the video was made by Nnamdi Kanu himself. In it he

can be heard saying that more than four people were killed and his

father alongside several others were taken away.

Popular pro-Biafra reporter, Somto Okonkwo, who made a live video on

his Facebook page of the alleged attack was also reportedly missing.

The spokesperson for the, Abia police command, Geoffrey Ogbona said

that the attack was carried out around 6.30am on Thursday, September

14, during an ongoing military operation in the area.

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