The capture of Fredrick Nwajagu, the Eze Igbo of Lagos State’s Ajao Estate, has been officially announced by the Lagos State Police Command.
The Department of State Services had been entrusted with the care of Nwajagu, the Command also revealed.
Nwajagu was taken into custody during a midnight raid, according to SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer for the Lagos Command, who verified the arrest.
He stated, “The procedure was completed at midnight. He wasn’t met by the security guards in his residence. However, we discovered through espionage that he had stayed in a motel in Ejigbo.
“He was traced to the location and arrested around 1 am. “He is currently in the DSS custody where he is being investigated,” he said.
As of the time this story was filed, Peter Afunaya, the DSS spokesperson, had not yet made a statement regarding the arrest of the Eze Igbo.
Remember that Nwajagu was detained by DSS agents for allegedly threatening to safeguard Igbo property in the state by inviting members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to Lagos.
Vanguard learned that the DSS and the police worked together to select the Igbo leader in the wee hours of Saturday.
Prior to his arrest, Nwajagu reportedly threatened to call IPOB members to Lagos to defend some Igbo people and their property in a 49-second video that has since gone viral on Twitter.