Barr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Lead counsel to Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on his Twitter handle, cried out that operatives of the Nigerian Army and Department of State Services invaded his home and have been shooting sporadically in the early hours of Sunday morning, June 6.
He wrote; “Alert .Joint team of the police and Army are presently in my house shooting sporadically on sight, to arrest me. As a lawyer i hve committed no offence known to law. My life is unde serious threat . People are being killed and i don’t know what will happen to me next.”
In a follow up tweet, he wrote;
“Pray for me and my entire household.You may not hear from me again till further notice.”
Nnamdi Kanu and Femi Fani-Kayode have reacted to his distress tweet.
Nnamdi Kanu wrote; “The world MUST be put on notice that for the second time, the country home of Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor has been surrounded by @HQNigerianArmy, @PoliceNG & DSS in a bid to assassinate him. It is imperative that this latest provocation is stopped. This is why they banned @Twitter.”
FFK wrote; “I just spoke with Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor who is one of my lawyers & a lawyer to IPOB & @MaziNnamdiKanu. He told me that his Anambra home has been flooded by soldiers, policemen & DSS operatives & that they are shooting in an attempt to kill him.For God sake stop the violence!.”