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Nnamdi Kanu

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL1887, tabled on 12 July 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how and where Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra movement, was arrested.

Answered on

27 July 2021

We are seeking clarification from the Nigerian government about the circumstances of the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu. The UK has requested consular access to Mr Kanu from the Nigerian government, and we stand ready to provide consular assistance.