The government of UK has refused to accept any allegations that it associated to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, with another passport after he jumped bail 2017.
the British High Commission in Abuja, had order for clarifications on how the IPOB leader obtained a fresh British passport, FG said that british government knowing full well that kanu jumped bail and run away from nigeria through land boarder from neighbouring countries.
However, In reaction, Dean Hurlock of the British High Commission wrote: “We are seeking clarification about the circumstances of the arrest from the Nigerian government. Our policy on issuing passports to those who are entitled to them is clear and publicly available; we are not going to discuss any individual case.”
Kanu seeks for assistance from Britain
Kanu‘s lawyer has requested British government’s assistance for the leader of indigenous people of biafra, further more, the lawyer of the leader of (IPOB), barrister Aloy Ejimakor, in a letter to the British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing, requested that Kanu be granted every possible consular assistance to which he is entitled as a British citizen
The British High Commission, spokesperson, Dean Hurlock,said that kanu was not picked up in the UK where he is based.he said "We can confirm that Nnamdi Kanu was not arrested in the UK for extradition purpose.