Heavy security, motley crowd at burial of Kanu’s parents

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Heavy security, motley crowd at burial of Kanu’s parents

By Sam Oditah

The Abia police command on Friday deployed several detachments of its operatives in strategic locations in Umuahia, the Abia capital, to provide security at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was heavy security presence at the major entrances to Afaraukwu Ibeku, the community of the deceased couple, Eze Israel Kanu, who was the Traditional Ruler of the community, and his wife, Sally.

The police operatives stationed specifically on Factory Road, Ojukwu Bunker/Afaraukwu Road and St. Andrews Anglican Church, Afaraukwu, all close to the country home of the late monarch.

Some detachments of the police were also seen patrolling Umuahia metropolis in different patrol vans as part of the efforts to maintain the peace in the city during the burial.

NAN also reports that a motley crowd of…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria