Igbo Leader Threatening to Bring IPOB to Lagos Arrested
- The Igbo leader who was seen in a viral video threatening to invite proscribed IPOB to Lagos has been arrested by the police
- Identify as Fredrick Nwajagu, the Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos, made the threat in a viral video on Friday evening
- A source within the police disclosed that he had run out of the house when the police got there on Saturday morning but was traced to a nearby hotel in the Ejigbo area of the state
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Ikeja, Lagos - Fredrick Nwajagu, the viral Eze Ndigbo of Ajao Estate in Lagos State, has been arrested.
Nwajagu was seen in a viral video on Friday, March 31, threatening to invite members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra to Lagos in the name of protecting the properties of the southeastern people, The Punch reported.
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“IPOB, we will invite them. They have no job. All of the IPOB will protect all of our shops. And we have to pay them. We have to mobilise for that. We have to do that. We must have our security so that they will stop attacking us at midnight, in the morning, and in the afternoon.
“When they discover that we have our security before they will come, they will take caution. I am not saying a single word to be hidden. I am not hiding my words, let my words go viral. Igbo must get their right and get a stand in Lagos State.”
The development was disclosed by a source within the police force, who disclosed that the Igbo leader was arrested on Saturday morning by a joint team of the police and men of the Department of State Services (DSS)
According to Source:
“A team of police and DSS went to his palace but he had already fled. He was later traced to a hotel in Ejigbo where he was arrested.”
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