Leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu on Thursday, October 31st told the Federal court, Abuja, that he was ready to face trial if his safety would be warranted by the court.
Kanu told the presiding decide, Justice Binta Nyako, through his counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, that the appliance to revive the IPOB leader’s bail so he might face his trial was filed on April one.
“We have an application for bail filed on April one, 2019, the appliance was served on the prosecution and it’s ripped for hearing. we tend to urge the court to revive his bail on the bottom that the court can guarantee his safety once he comes back to the country to continue his trial,” he said.
On his half, counsel to the federal, Labaran Shuaibu, who told the court that he was simply seeing the method, as against the application. Shuaibu urged the court to adjourn the matter to enable them filed the required processes.
Delivering the ruling, Justice Nyako, World Health Organization adjourned the matter until Jan sixteen, aforementioned the sole manner he might guarantee Kanu’s safety was to stay him in jail. She aforementioned even judges are not any longer safe within the country.
“Even judges are being kidnapped within the country. thus jail is that the solely safest place for him,” she said.
Justice Nyako had ordered the re-arrest of the leader of IPOB, Kanu. The decide gave the order in an exceedingly ruling when revoking the bail granted to Kanu. She explained that the court gave the order as a result of Kanu had did not seem in court when his bail was granted in April 2017.
The decide additionally ordered that trial would continue within the absence of the IPOB leader and directed that a arrest warrant be issued for his arrest. Justice Nyako had granted Kanu bail on health grounds on April twenty five, 2017, and asked him to gift 3 sureties, one amongst whom should be a serving legislator, a somebody leader and a extremely revered one that should own a landed property in Nigerian capital.
The decide warned the IPOB leader against granting press interviews, holding rallies or being in an exceedingly gathering of quite ten persons whereas on bail. She had additionally warned him that the bail would be revoked if he flouts any of the conditions.