Simon Ekpa, the Finland based Biafran activist and self acclaimed apostle of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been reportedly arrested in Finland today.
The confirmation of his arrest came via a email from the Finnish Embassy in Nigeria.
Ekpa has been accused of inciting violence, hatred and fear by issuing stay at home orders in the South East region of Nigeria. Hundreds of people have died due to these orders and the emergence of unknown gunmen in the South East.
Simon Ekpa is a former athlete for won silver medal for Nigeria in the 2003 African Junior Athletics Championships.
He is now a qualified lawyer in Finland where he has lived since 2007.