Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel to the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the crew of attorneys will activate a “judicial process” to make sure that the Federal High Court in Abuja can hear Kanu’s trial sooner than October 21’s adjournment date.
Ejiofor, in an replace he posted on Monday, additionally famous that the court docket had allowed Kanu’s family and friends members to go to him in custody.
SaharaReporters had earlier right this moment reported that Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned the trial of Kanu to October 21, as a result of failure of the Nigerian Government to provide him in court docket on Monday.
Ejiofor had knowledgeable the court docket that there was a pending utility earlier than the court docket to switch Kanu from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) to a correctional centre.
Justice Binta Nyako had said that the trial couldn’t proceed within the absence of the IPOB chief.
The court docket had adjourned to October 21, 2021, for continuation of listening to.
In an replace he posted on Monday, Ejiofor mentioned, “Important take-home from today’s proceedings; one, henceforth, our client – Nnamdi Kanu – cannot only be visited by his lawyers, but relatives and friends, provided it is only two persons in every of such visit, on his visiting days.
“It is now an Order of the Court. Anybody within the above classification will be profiled by our Head of Chambers. Two, we will activate the judicial process to ensure that the Court is granted a Fiat to hear this case during the court’s annual vacation that commenced today.
“Three, our discreet findings confirmed that Kanu was not taken out of Abuja to an unknown destination. Kindly ignore the rumour mongers. We will visit him again within the next 48 hours. Kanu will regain his freedom sooner than may be expected.”