A authorized counsel, Barrister Aloy Ejimakor has expressed confidence that his consumer, Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will get justice.
Though, the authorized practitioner acknowledged that the character of arrest and arraignment of Kanu on Tuesday had been issues to fret about, he reiterated that the IPOB chief will get justice.
While he mentioned he was not in Abuja on Tuesday when the arraignment went down, he added that the worldwide neighborhood and the Nigerian individuals are observing with eager curiosity.
Ejimakor made this disclosure in an unique interview with SaharaReporters on Wednesday on his response to the arrest, extradition and trial of the pro-Biafra separatist chief.
Kanu, the IPOB chief was apprehended outdoors the United Kingdom in the course of the weekend and dropped at Nigeria to proceed his trial at a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday.
Justice Binta Nyako dominated that he needs to be within the custody of the Department of Security Services (DSS) until the following listening to on July 26.
While responding, Ejimakor mentioned, “I’ve not met Nnamdi Kanu as a result of I wasn’t in Abuja yesterday when the entire matter broke.
“Well, to start with let me state right here clearly not solely as a lawyer but in addition as a human being that I’ve a profound confidence within the capability of the Nigerian judiciary to render justice on this matter.
“The concern I have is the process of his arrest and arraignment in court yesterday. And given the process of the whole saga calls for concern for every man or woman of conscience.
“I do hope due to the worldwide highlight on the matter and the fragile nature of this matter, the complete nation is it and I believe authorities will do the accountable factor of treating him pretty.”
The lawyer to the IPOB leader also revealed that it could not be ascertained that Kanu jumped bail in 2017 owing to the situations around his non-appearance before the court.
Ejimakor also said there are possibilities that Kanu might get a bail, adding that those processes are before the court.
“Of course, ensuring of his constitutional proper of honest trial, his constitutional proper of human dignity and his constitutional proper of getting access to his authorized counsel and to be presumed harmless till confirmed in any other case.
“And again I will expect that his constitutional right to bail would also attach. That brings me to the issue of whether he jumped bail or not. The matter of jumping bail or not is still pending before Justice Binta Nyako.
“It has not been determined in some way that he jumped bail as a result of the court docket will conduct a listening to earlier than the ultimate choice. He deserves that.
“Yes. It’s good. Except the paragraph before last is incomplete.
“It’s possible that the Court will finally determine that he didn’t jump bail, looking at the circumstance of why he did not appear for his trial in 2017.
“Processes will probably be filed. Once a suspect is arrested, some processes will ensue and these processes are already earlier than the court docket. And if there are must file recent processes after all they are going to be filed and they’re constitutional,” he added.