The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has denied a media report that he rejected the bail granted him on Tuesday by the Abuja Di...
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has denied a media report that he rejected the bail granted him on Tuesday by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court.
Kanu and three others, David Nwabuisi, Benjamin Madubugwu and Chidi Ebere Onwudiwe, are facing trial before the court on allegations of treason, among other charges.
Mr Kanu was granted bail on health grounds with 12 conditions attached to the bail by the presiding judge, Binta Nyako.
but the request for bail was by all four defendants only ,Mr Kanu’s bail was approved, with the listed conditions.
There have since been media reports that Mr. Kanu rejected the bail because his co-defendants were not allowed bail.
But in an interview with, PREMIUM TIME, Mr Kanu lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said the report his client rejected the bail was all rumors.
Were you not in court?” Mr Ejiofor asked, PREMIUM TIMES, “How could he have rejected the bail, when he didn’t do that in open court? It’s rumors. Know that now”
about the bail, Mr Ejiofor said, Mr Kanu will meet the conditions within 48 hours but warned that any attempt by the government to afterward deny his client bail would be vehemently resisted.
“Nnamdi Kanu was granted bail. The court has listed a number of terms and conditions that we believe will be complied with within 48 hours.