The De-facto customary authorities of Biafra has warned the Nigerian authorities to make sure the trial of its citizen, Nnamdi Kanu is inside the usual of the traditional rule of legislation.
The authorities said this in response to the arrest and continued detention of Kanu, who’s the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra.
In a press launch despatched to SaharaReporters, the federal government recognized Kanu as its citizen, stating that it’s monitoring the state of affairs.
The assertion learn, “Our official reliable source has it that citizen Nnamdi Kanu has been arraigned by the Nigerian authorities. The circumstances are yet to be clarified.
“The Government of Biafra reiterates that clarity, certainty and labelling of offences in the Nigerian criminal justice system remains an open question; hence must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
“Therefore, the Government of Biafra is keenly monitoring the trends of this incident within the standard of the conventional rule of law.
“The Government of Biafra distinguishes her immense contribution to fundamental human rights and present-day restoration struggle from any action of unnecessary recklessness and abetting of crimes by internal or external individuals, state agencies or groups.
“Rule of law and justice of which much has been given with the blood of Biafrans must prevail.”
Since his re-arrest and extradition to Nigeria, Kanu has remained within the custody of the Department of State Services and was solely just lately granted entry to his attorneys.
The IPOB chief is dealing with 11 counts of treason, treasonable felony, terrorism and unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others. The case has been adjourned until July 26 and July 27.