Dec 4, 2022

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BREAKING: FG Amends Charge Against IPOB Leader Kanu, Gives Reason – Legit.ng

  • The jailed leader of Biafra’s indigenous people, Nnamdi Kanu, would be tried again on an amended charge of six counts.
  • The trial followed Judge Binta Nyako has decided to hear the lawsuit filed by Kanu regarding his request for bail, he jumped bail and fled the country

The federal government will re-indict the imprisoned leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB. Nnamdi Kanu faces an amended charge of treason on six counts, Vanguard reports.

The change came during a daytime trial that Judge Binta Nyako ordered to hear a motion to release Kanus Bail until the charges against him are ruled.

A member of Kanu’s legal team, yearning for anonymity, announced Wednesday that FG was the amended charge, listed some lawyers representing the embattled IPOB leader, including Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Mr Maxwell Opara, as accomplices of the accused, added The Nigerian Tribune.

The federal government’s position

FG, it was collected, claimed that said lawyers were in constant contact with Kanu after he skipped bail and fled the country.

It is recalled that Kanu was subsequently re-arrested and nd was returned to the country from Kenya under controversial circumstances.

The court in April dropped eight of the 15 treason charges against Kanu issued by the federal government.

Trial Justice Binta Nyako on April 8 had eight of FG’s favored treason charges struck out with 15 counts against Kanu.

Judge Nyako believed the charges to be mere repetitions, revealing no offense that might be suspicious supported by evidence in court.

Months after taking office as governor, Soludo visits IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu in custody, photos emerge < /h2>

Professor Charles Soludo visited Biafra’s indigenous leader Nnamdi Kanu while he was in detention.

The Governor of the Anambra State official said Kanu was in high spirits, although he expressed sadness at the ongoing crime ality in the southeastern region.

According to man number one in Anambra, Kanu is also not happy with the brutal enforcement of the sit-at-home by groups marching as members of IPOB.

Anambra Governor Soludo Explains How Uncertainty May End In South East, His Post

The growing level of insecurity in the South East region has led to a Matters have become a concern for the new Anambra state governor.

Soludo said he will make sure everything is done right to end the violence and killings committed by crooks committed in the region.

He also pledged to join forces with governors of other Southeast states to meet the needs of the people and the insecurity ravaging Igboland to finish.