The government of Israel has denied knowledge of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, being in the country.
It said there was no evidence of his appearance in Jerusalem as suggested by a recent video and photos that circulated on the internet.
According to the Israeli government, the pictures and video showing Nnamdi Kanu praying in Israel could be old.
This was revealed by the spokesman of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, Mr Emmanuel Nashon, when he spoke during an interaction with some African journalists in Jerusalem.
“There are no details about his recent visit to this country yet,” Nashon said.
On Israel relationship with Africa, he said, “Our relationship with Africa is extremely important. Israel is a peaceful nation that believes in the process of the world at this changing times.”
He said that the country has different religions such as Judaism, Christianity and Islam that live peacefully with one another.