- Israeli government has reacted to Nnamdi Kanu's alleged appearance in Jerusalem
- Emmanuel Nashon, the spokesman of the Israeli foreign ministry, said there was no evidence that the leader of IPOB was in their country of recent
- Nashon, however, said Israel is a peaceful nation that believes in the process of the world at this changing times
The Israeli government on Sunday, October 21, said it has no evidence about the appearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the country.
Leadership reports that the government said the pictures and videos showing Nnamdi Kanu praying in Israel could be old.
Legit.ng gathered that while speaking during an interaction with some African journalists in Jerusalem, the spokesman of the Israeli foreign ministry, Emmanuel Nashon, said there was no evidence that the leader of IPOB was in their country of recent.
“There are no details about his recent visit to this country yet,” Emmanuel said, adding that the pictures and videos could be old ones.
Speaking on their relationship with Africa, Emmanuel said Israel has been misconstrued, adding that they are getting back to their old friends.
“Our relationship with Africa is extremely important,” Emmanuel said insisting that the continent stand to benefit more from Israel.
“Israel is a peaceful nation that believes in the process of the world at this changing times,” Emmanuel disclosed, adding that they have different religion such as: Judaism, Christianity and Islam that live peacefully with one another.
"Jerusalem is one of the great cities in the world. We have Judaism, Christianity and Islam as religions. We are considering a lot of networks with Africa and African Journalists will get direct contact with Israel journalist so that you don’t need to take news from a agencies.”
“Our embassies will also provide you with information any time you want it. Israel is a place with a lot of diversity and you see Jews from Africa and other parts of the world. We have Christians we have Muslims also. We are united in Israel,” he added.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the four top members of IPOB, charged together with their leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and detained at Kuje prison, Abuja since 2015 have left prison and returned to their various homes.
The freed IPOB members are Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Bright Chimezie, David Nwawusi, and Benjamin Madubugwu, who were charged with offenses relating to “preparations to secede from Nigeria” and detained without bond since 2015.
They were granted administrative bails last week but could not regain freedom due to the stringent conditions which was finally met on Thursday, July 5.
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