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BREAKING: Court Adjourns IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial Till October 21st As DSS Fails To Produce Him in Court

 

Court Adjourns IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu’s Trial

The trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, resumed at the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday without Kanu’s presence in court.

When the matter was called up, the prosecution counsel, M. B. Abubakar, informed the court that the matter was slated for hearing and that they were ready to continue.

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, informed the court that there was a pending application before the court to transfer Kanu from the custody of the DSS to Kuje correctional facility.

Justice Binta Nyako stated that the trial cannot continue in the absence of Kanu since he is not available to stand his trial.

Justice Nyako also called the DSS to produce the IPOB leader in court for trial.

The led Counsel to the IPOB leader also appealed to Judge to grant permission to allow them to see their client in detention which was also granted.

The court adjourned to October 21, 2021, for the continuation of the hearing.

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