The senior authorized advisor to Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the indigenous folks of Biafra, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has defined why the federal authorities just isn’t addressing the lawsuits affecting them and Kanu.
In an announcement on Thursday, he mentioned the federal authorities knew that his shopper had not dedicated against the law.
He due to this fact said that his shopper would get justice as he had not violated the regulation because of the decision, including that Kanu was solely a political prisoner.
In June the IPOB chief was arrested in Kenya and extradited to Nigeria, the place he was charged with treason.
He was then charged and introduced earlier than Binta Nyako, a decide on the Abuja Federal Supreme Courtroom, who requested that he be positioned in pre-trial detention by the Division of State Providers (DSS).
Kanu is charged with agitation for the Republic of Biafra, which borders on treason.
In the meantime, Ejiofor mentioned his staff had made spectacular progress within the authorized battle towards the Nigerian authorities and had obtained reward from the secessionist.
He additionally requested Kanu’s supporters to maintain praying for him, stressing that the pro-Biafra agitator was sturdy and unwavering in his dedication.
The assertion learn partly: “The federal authorities’s causes for avoiding the courtroom, whereas not far-fetched, will not be with out reference to their incapability to supply an evidence for his or her monstrous and bloody invasion of Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s residence on Jan. September 2017, during which over 28 harmless civilians have been murdered in chilly blood by invading Nigerian troopers, destroying billions of naira value of actual property.
“Happily, the world is being attentive to the grave human rights violations affecting our shopper, in addition to the continuing assault on unarmed civilians recognized as members of the IPOB.
“It’s on file that, by way of Choose Nyako’s judgment in 2017 when deciding on our utility, His Lordship established that IPOB just isn’t an unlawful group. This judgment of the Courtroom of Justice has not been contested, nor has it been overturned by a Superior Courtroom.
“We’re not giving in to our efforts to verify our shopper will get justice, he’ll be launched very quickly for not having dedicated any recognized prison offense. He is a political prisoner at greatest. Nonetheless, victory might be ours in the long run. I perceive.
“Onyendu was very overwhelmed when he obtained the report of the overwhelming solidarity and unwavering assist from tens of millions of his supporters. The peaceable habits of his followers was additionally communicated to him and he inspired everybody to be united in peaceable solidarity.
“We ask all of you to proceed to wish for him, whilst you stay steadfast in your assist and prayers, as you’ve got at all times proven inside the limits of the regulation.
“Onyendu may be very sturdy in spirit and agency in his beliefs. You will note him quickly. We’ll proceed to supply common updates because the occasion progresses. Thanks all and I stay blessed, Umuchineke. “