The Anambra State Police Command has declared Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
The Anambra State Police Commissioner, CP John Abang declared the pro-Biafra activist lawyer wanted in Awka on Tuesday.
Naija News reports that two police officers were reportedly killed by members of the IPOB in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State on Monday.
In a press statement on Monday evening, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed had accused members of IPOB in Oraifite of killing two police officers when a team of security men went to arrest Ejiofor over a complaint of abduction levelled against him.
Haruna said IPOB members immediately attacked the police, killing two of its men and setting ablaze a vehicle belonging to the command.
Speaking on Tuesday, CP Abang called on Nigerians with information on the whereabouts of Ejiofor to immediately report at the nearest police station.
He said: “We implore law-abiding Nigerians from North, South East or West who have information about this man to report to the nearest police station.
“He is a member of the proscribed IPOB, and he is wanted in connection with the killing of two policemen. We implore anyone who has information on him to report to us.”