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Three weeks after attack on Enugu government house, the Enugu State command of Nigeria Police has declared the leader of Biafra Zionist Federation, BZF, Ben Onwuka, wanted for treasonable felony.

Onwuka had in press conference in Enugu claimed responsibility of the invasion of Enugu government in its bid to hoist Biafra flag after what it called the expiration and dissolution of Nigeria?s amalgamation 100 years after.

Onwuka in the press conference threatened to carry out even a more deadly attack on March 31, if President Jonathan and the Nigeria government do not vacate ?Biafra republic,? especially government houses in South east states.

The police had accused the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, of carrying out the invasion but MASSOB washed its hands off the attack and asked for police apology for false allegation.

In a sudden U-turn yesterday, the police command has however declared the Biafra Zionist leader, Onwuka, wanted for the alleged invasion and treasonable felony after the command had carried out mop-ups and  arrests of MASSOB members in and around Enugu state.

The Enugu state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebere Amaraizu in a statement yesterday said that investigations into the alleged attack on Enugu government house on March 8 2014  by 4.30 am has been intensified.

Amarizu said some arrests have been made to that effect and that suspects are already helping the police in their investigations to unravel all those behind the act and bring them to book  while manhunt on the fleeing persons are in top gear.

The PPRO said: ?Meanwhile,the state police command has declared one Onwuka Benjamin Igwe wanted for treasonable felony.

?Onwuka Bejamin Igwe is one of the suspected actors in the unlawful act of 8/3/14 at Government House and since then has not been seen.

?He is 5ft 2 inches tall and not too dark in complexion and about 52 years and speaks English and Ibo languages fluently.

?He is also a native of Item in Bende local Government Area of Abia state and is resident around Abakpa Nike axis of Enugu state.

?The command requests any one with useful information about him Onwuka Benjamin Igwe to contact any nearest police Division or formation or the state criminal and investigations Department Enugu state for appropriate action as the informant will be adequately rewarded.?

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