The Court indefinitely adjourned the case of Nnamdi Kanu following the request of his Council

Nnamdi Kanu

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has indefinitely adjourned the case of Nnamdi Kanuleader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Justice Binta Nyako adjourned the case on Monday following an application by Kanu’s Lead Counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), seeking to adjourn the matter. movie dinner pending a decision on an appeal to the Supreme Court.

During the trial, the government Council also informed the court that Kanu objected to being brought to court today.

What happened in court: When the matter was called up, Kanu’s Lead Counsel prayed the court to adjourn the matter as an appeal has been filed at the apex court. He said:

  • “Therefore, the position is that the appeal in this matter has been entered in the Supreme Court. I humbly urge this court to adjourn this matter sine die to await the judgment of the supreme court.”

The prosecution lawyer, Mohammed Abubakar, agreed with Ozekhome that the matter should be adjourned. He said:

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  • “He refused to go to court. The accused was informed about today’s court session. I called the office to find out why and they said he was awake this morning and objected to not going to court.

In response, Ozekhome told the court that the last time he spoke to Kanu he was assured that he was in court today.

  • “So we are surprised that the same person refuses to go to court,” he added.

The judge’s verdict: In his judgment, Justice Binta who adjourned the matter until further notice, said Kanu’s presence was not necessary at the hearing because the day’s business was for the two lawyers to answer the court for the continuation of the case. .

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