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I am ready to face trial in Nigeria if my safety is guaranteed by the court—Nnamdi Kanu

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Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says he is able to face trial in Nigeria if his security is assured by the court docket.

Kanu spoke via Ifeanyi Ejiofor, his counsel, on Thursday, on the federal excessive court docket in Abuja.

Ejiofor instructed the court docket that they’d filed an utility to revive the IPOB chief’s bail so he might proceed his trial.

“We have an application for bail filed on April 1, 2019. The application was served on the prosecution and it is due for hearing,” he stated,

“We urge the court to restore his bail on the ground that the court will guarantee his safety when he comes back to the country to continue his trial.”

Labaran Shuaibu, counsel to the Federal Government, instructed the court docket that he had simply seen the appliance, and he opposed it. Shuaibu requested the court docket to adjourn the matter to allow him to file the required processes.

Binta Nyako, the choose, stated the one method he might assure Kanu’s security was to maintain him in jail. She stated even judges are not secure within the nation.

“Even judges are being abducted in the country. So prison is the only safest place for him,” she stated.

The choose adjourned the matter until January 16, 2020.

The court docket had ordered the arrest of Kanu for leaping bail.

It additionally revoked the bail, which it granted the IPOB chief in 2017, and held that the trial will proceed even in his absence.

Kanu is dealing with fees of treason. He escaped to London after troopers attacked his household’s residence in Umuahia.

Reacting yesterday, rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) stated Justice Nyako’s assertion clearly captured the state of insecurity within the nation.

Regardless, its Board Chairman,Emeka Umeagbalasi, stated the justice went went too far in her utterances regarding the standing of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail.

According to him, she was private and made un-judge-like assertions.

“Her assertion as being quoted in open media additionally constituted a risk to Mr. Kanu’s proper to life. May be she is aware about potential state hurt possible being plotted in opposition to him in international land.

“Maybe to forestall that, the Judge now feels that Kanu must be safely saved within the jail in order to flee being harmed in his international abode by the State. Maybe. Just perhaps.

“All said, the Judge sentimentally over-reacted if she truly said those as quoted.”.

Kanu spoke via Ifeanyi Ejiofor, his counsel, on Thursday, on the federal excessive court docket in Abuja.

Ejiofor instructed the court docket that they’d filed an utility to revive the IPOB chief’s bail so he might proceed his trial.

“We have an application for bail filed on April 1, 2019. The application was served on the prosecution and it is due for hearing,” he stated,

“We urge the court to restore his bail on the ground that the court will guarantee his safety when he comes back to the country to continue his trial.”

Labaran Shuaibu, counsel to the Federal Government, instructed the court docket that he had simply seen the appliance, and he opposed it. Shuaibu requested the court docket to adjourn the matter to allow him to file the required processes.

Binta Nyako, the choose, stated the one method he might assure Kanu’s security was to maintain him in jail. She stated even judges are not secure within the nation.

“Even judges are being abducted in the country. So prison is the only safest place for him,” she stated.

The choose adjourned the matter until January 16, 2020.

The court docket had ordered the arrest of Kanu for leaping bail.

It additionally revoked the bail, which it granted the IPOB chief in 2017, and held that the trial will proceed even in his absence.

Kanu is dealing with fees of treason. He escaped to London after troopers attacked his household’s residence in Umuahia.

Reacting yesterday, rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) stated Justice Nyako’s assertion clearly captured the state of insecurity within the nation.

Regardless, its Board Chairman,Emeka Umeagbalasi, stated the justice went went too far in her utterances regarding the standing of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail.

According to him, she was private and made un-judge-like assertions.

“Her assertion as being quoted in open media additionally constituted a risk to Mr. Kanu’s proper to life. May be she is aware about potential state hurt possible being plotted in opposition to him in international land.

“Maybe to forestall that, the Judge now feels that Kanu must be safely saved within the jail in order to flee being harmed in his international abode by the State. Maybe. Just perhaps.

“All said, the Judge sentimentally over-reacted if she truly said those as quoted.”

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  1. Hmmmm…

  2. Okay o

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