The chief of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, who has been within the custody of the Nigeria’s secret police since final week Tuesday would quickly regain freedom, in line with his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor.
Ejiofor, who represents the IPOB chief, acknowledged this whereas stressing that the Nigerian authorities doesn’t possess any robust proof to make use of in convicting Kanu.
In the assertion made on Thursday, in line with Daily Post, Ejiofor appealed to Kanu’s supporters to be affected person and prayerful.
Ejiofor mentioned, “We are in high spirits that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will soon come out of detention sooner than expected, and better too. It’s one thing for allegations to be made; it’s another thing to establish it. But I don’t think there’s anything strong enough to convict him.”
He additionally commented on what to anticipate throughout the July 26 court docket listening to.
He mentioned: “Nothing extraordinary will happen that day. That I can assure you. We’ll be there as usual to entertain applications. If there’s any amendment, we’ll take it up from there.
“What we have is still the 3 counts. We also have an application overdue for hearing, that is the invasion of his house where 28 persons were killed.
“We have all the pictorial evidence. We’ll tender them before the court so the court will look at them to ensure justice.”
Kanu had in 2017 fled Nigeria to Europe, the place he operated.
But, a number of weeks in the past, the Nigerian authorities rearrested him in Kenya and extradited him to Nigeria to proceed his trial.
He was introduced earlier than Justice Binta Nyako, who remanded him within the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).