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We are not moved by Nnamdi Kanu’s threat, says Presidency



The Presidency on Tuesday said there was no cause for alarm over the recent threat by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra , Nnamdi Kanu , that he would return to the country “ with hell . ”The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , said this in a statement made available to journalists .
Shehu said the Presidency viewed the threat as a mere distraction .

He said Nigerians had nothing to fear because the present administration was ready to defend the nation’ s territory against any threat .

He added that the administration is in touch with other friendly nations and has been assured of their commitment to the sovereignty of the nation.

The statement read , “ The Presidency wishes to restate that Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari is strong enough to defend its territory against any threat , assuring all Nigerians that there is no reason to worry about the hollow outburst by Nnamdi Kanu , the disputed leader of IPOB on returning to the country ‘ with hell . ’

“ Instead , we see the re – enactment of his bizarre , episodic threat as a mere distraction which will not be allowed to detract from the existing cordial relationships between Nigeria and other countries .

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“ The Buhari administration is in constant touch with other friendly nations and has the best assurances that they would continue to reciprocate the respect Nigeria has for the sovereignty of their nations .

“ Nigerians have nothing to fear from this. ”

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