The Defence Headquarters , Abuja , said on Saturday that the military would begin another round of Operation Python Dance in the South -East , since there were vividly  indications that the founder/leader of the
Indigenous People of Biafra , Nnamdi Kanu, has resurfaced from his hideout.

Ultimatetimestv blog also learnt that the military authorities also said the court would continue to take necessary steps to continue his prosecution.

In an interview by Sunday Punch with the Director of Defence Information, Brig . Gen John Agim , who stated this on Saturday, added that the sudden appearance of Kanu in public, has clears doubts and had proved that the military did not manhandle or assault him as was
being widely alleged, especially in media.

Agim who maintained that the conduct of Python
Dance in the South - East region was necessary to combat any form of crimes as the end of the year draws nearer.

The Defence spokesman, added that the military would launch a fresh operation in the region this year to ensure peace and orderliness.

He said , “ Our responsibility is to ensure that there is peace and security in the South - East region and
that is the essence of Operation Python Dance".

“ We are going to have another operation this year . It is to ensure that we don’ t allow what happens in the
North - East to happen again.

“ We are having multiple operations . The court will now know the true situation of things . We said at that
time that Kanu ran away, but people said the military kept him in custody. It was propaganda. ”

However, Mr . Ifeanyi Ejiofor , a lawyer, who heads the legal team of Nnamdi Kanu , stated on Saturday that
he had spoken with his client after a footage of Kanu , praying in Jerusalem , surfaced on the Internet on Friday.

Ejiofor , in a statement , confirmed that Kanu would address the public in a world press broadcast to be beamed live on Sunday, 21/10/2018 to narrate “ the shocking tale of howhe made it alive ”.

This development came ahead of the November 14 scheduled for hearing in Kanu’ s trial before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and others , who were bail sureties for the IPOB leader in April last year , will also
return to the court presided by Justice Binta Nyako.

Also , a former governor of Abia State ,Orji Kalu, whom Ejiofor had been made to be summoned by the court
for insisting that Kanu had escaped to London , is also expected in court atthe next hearing date.

Recall that Nnamdi kanu goes missing following the Nigerian army invasion of his home in Afara Ukwu, Abia State. The invasion which his parents also goes missing.

OHANEZE Ndigbo also speaks through one of it's wing, Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide tasked President Buhari to grant presidential pardon to Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB since he granted amnesty to Bokoharam Suspects, let him extend the same gesture to IPOB leader.

The Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide in a statement released on Friday following the resurfaced video clip of Kanu in Jerusalem, also urged IPOB supporters to avoid street procession to avoid creating political tension or aggravating political situations  in Nigeria.

Also in the same statement, Ohaneze Ndigbo urged Igbo leaders and governors to ensure that Kanu's Home in Afarauku is rebuild and ensure that  his parents is back home.