The Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide, Igbo sociocultural affiliation, has urged the Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities to comply with the legislation strictly in coping with the case of Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The Nigerian authorities had on Tuesday introduced Kanu’s arrest and extradition to Nigeria to proceed dealing with trial.
He was subsequently arraigned blindfolded earlier than Binta Nyako, a Judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Kanu is dealing with fees bordering on treasonable felony instituted towards him on the courtroom in response to years of marketing campaign for the unbiased Republic of Biafra by way of IPOB.
He was granted bail in April 2017 for well being causes however skipped bail after flouting a number of the circumstances given to him by the courtroom.
In a broadcast by way of Radio Biafra, Kanu boasted that the Nigerian courtroom lacks the capability to strive him, describing the courtroom as a Kangaroo courtroom.
He mentioned the decide who requested his sureties to provide him ought to have requested the military why they invaded his residence.
Commenting on his rearrest, Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide in a press release by Okechukwu Isiguzoro, its Secretary-General, mentioned Kanu’s refusal to hearken to Igbo leaders’ recommendation led him to his current predicament.
The group suggested the Nigerian authorities to deal with the IPOB chief’s case rigorously in an effort to forestall violent revolts from his followers.
The assertion learn, “Nnamdi Kanu’s refusal to adhere to the advice of Igbo leaders, elders, and political leaders is the outcome of what had befallen him, he made a lot of enemies especially those that would have saved him and Federal Government will never lose grip on him again.
“We don’t think that any Igbo leader will stick out his/her neck for him, his re-arrest will eventually bring peace and stability to the region and averted another civil war that was raging on.
“Federal Government should handle the situation carefully because his large followers of IPOB wouldn’t resort to violent revolts, his trial should be strictly based on the laws of the land, they shouldn’t kill him because it will destabilise the entire country.”