Hundreds of Nigerians from the South-East and South-West areas on Tuesday morning staged a protest rally in Tel Aviv, Israel, to demand that the Nigerian authorities releases the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The protesters chanted “Free Nnamdi Kanu” as they marched from the Phillipino Garden and headed for the British Embassy on Hayakon Street, Tel Aviv.
According to a Facebook stay video seen by SaharaReporters, the protesters wore Biafran flags and marched on the street as they sang solidarity songs.
There have been protests inside and out of doors Nigeria because the arrest of Kanu on June 18.
SaharaReporters had on July 1 reported that Nigerians residing in London, United Kingdom, additionally protested.
Some of the protesters waved the Biafran flag in a video obtained by SaharaReporters as they chanted, “Free Nnamdi Kanu now”, “Free Nnamdi Kanu now.”
Kanu is a British and a Nigerian citizen and it’s believed that he had been staying within the UK.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, had first introduced the arrest of Kanu, whereas itemizing out his offences and insisting that he should proceed his courtroom trial in earnest.
SaharaReporters had reported that Kanu was blindfolded and sneaked into the courtroom by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in handcuffs whereas his legs had been additionally chained.
He was hurriedly taken to Court 2 the place the presiding choose instructed the prosecution lawyer, Shuaib Labaran to tell the defence counsel of the brand new date for the continuation of the trial.
Journalists had been prevented from filming Kanu as he was shielded and brought via the again door.
The prosecution utilized that Kanu jumped bail and needed him to be remanded at DSS custody. The courtroom granted the applying.
Justice Muritala Nyako has adjourned the matter to July 26, 2021.