Coordinator of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Anioma/Ndokwa East region of Delta State, Emeka Okafor was on Wednesday arrested by operatives of the state police command, for allegedly chanting war songs.
The 52-year-old was arrested with three other members of the movement at a location in Omini-Ugboma community, near the Bridge Head in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
Confirming the arrest, Delta State Police Command spokesman, ASP Lucky Uyabeme, said the Command acted on a tip-off to effect the arrest of the MASSOB members.
Uyabame said six Biafran flags were recovered from the suspects, and they were chanting war songs at the time of their arrest.
“Four members of MASSOB were apprehended at Omini-Ugboma near the Bridgehead chanting war songs. The police are currently investigating the suspects to ascertain the motives behind their congregating at the location where they were arrested,” Uyabeme stated.