Imo State Police Command have revealed the arrest of one Boniface Okeke, 57, who was alleged to have been one of the sponsors of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-East.
According to Imo State Police spokesperson, CSP Mike Abattam, who said in a statement that the 57-year-old man is suspected to have contributed the sum of N10 million to support the activities of IPOB.
Boniface Okeke was reportedly apprehended in Obor community of Orlu local government area of Imo State. He was arrested in connection with terrorism and terror unleashed on security agencies and innocent civilians.
According to the statement, Okeke during the police interrogation confessed to being a financier and facilitator of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). He disclosed that he sent about N10 million while he was outside the shores of Nigeria.
Part of the statement reads, “He assisted the police in the arrest of some of their members, and the decimation of their camps in the state.”
There have been several attacks in the South-East which have left many police stations burnt and officers murdered in cold blood.