Jubilation In Abia State As Nnamdi Kanu Wins Court Case In Abia State.
Awards #1billion to the IPOB leader.
An Abia High Court sitting in Umuahia has declaresd the invasion and attack on IPOB Leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu House as Illegal, the court Awarded One Billion Naira damages against Federal Govt and ordered the Federal Government to adopt Political Solution in releasing Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Says Nnamdi Kanu didn’t jump bail, rather was attacked with intent to Kill in his house in Ibeku, Abia State.
State High Court sitting in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State has ruled in favour of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu on the issue of jurisdiction raised by the Federal Government.
The Federal Government challenged the jurisdiction of the court to hear the case even as the judge is set to deliver judgement on the fundamental human rights suit by Kanu.
The presiding judge, Justice Benson Anya maintained that the court has the jurisdiction to entertain the case.
Judgment on other issues still in progress.
Aloy Ejimakor, Special counsel to Kanu had on August 27, 2021, filed the case, demanding that the Federal Government return Kanu to Kenya where he was “abducted” and also demanded N5 billion from the government over alleged gross violation of Kanu’s fundamental rights.
Meanwhile, another Nnamdi Kanu case ongoing in Abuja. Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been re-arraigned on a 15-count charge of treasonable felony. When the charges were read to the IPOB leader, he pleaded “not guilty” to the 15-count amended charge on terrorism filed against him by the Nigerian government.
Amongst the charges, the Department of State Services (DSS) accused Kanu of describing President Muhammadu Buhari as “as a paedophile, a terrorist, an idiot and an embodiment of evil”.
Nnamdi Okwu Kanu (born 25 September 1967)is a pro-Biafra political activist, who is also a British citizen.
He is the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Kanu founded IPOB in 2014.
The main aim of IPOB is to restore the state of Biafra which existed before Nigeria exists, and was Official in Nigeria’s Eastern Region during the Nigerian Civil War of 1967–1970.
Kanu was arrested on alleged treason charges in Lagos, Nigeria on 14 October 2015 and was detained for more than a year, despite various court orders that ruled for his release.
When in court, Kanu appeared regularly wearing a Jewish prayer shawl and head covering.
He said in court, that he “believes in Judaism” and considers himself a Jew and oftentimes has led his Biafran people to various Jewish prayers and religious observations.
On 28 April 2017, Kanu was released from prison on bail. Nigerian Army attacked his house and killed many men which led Nnamdi Kanu to flee abroad.
Kanu maintained that IPOB was interested in a peaceful solution and achieving Biafran independence without violence.
In June 2021, he was illegally brought to Nigeria in an extrajudicial rendition from Kenya and appears in court this Thursday.
Dez Mayorz Report