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[BREAKING] Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB Leader’s Lawyer Drags DSS, Buhari Govt To UN, EU, US, UK, Others



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Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel for Nnamdi Kanu, the chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra (IPOB), has petitioned the British, American, Canadian, Russian and Israeli embassies over the solitary confinement of Kanu within the Division of State Service (DSS)’s detention.

Press Informant studies that the petition was titled, “Solitary Confinement Of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu (A British Citizen) In The Custody Of The Division Of State Safety (In Re: Cost No. FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015 Federal Republic Of Nigeria V. Nnamdi Kanu).”

Within the petition made accessible to newsmen on Friday, Ejiofor claimed that the IPOB chief was kidnapped and tortured in Kenya on June 19 and flown to Nigeria to face a courtroom trial on the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja with out the presence of his counsel.

Based on the lawyer, the DSS has refused to offer Kanu entry to correct medical care regardless of his worsening well being situations.

Ejiofor additional acknowledged that the key police refused to permit the Biafra activist American lawyer, Bruce Fein, to see him in detention, regardless of a courtroom order that three individuals are allowed to see him on Mondays and Thursdays.

He referred to as on the worldwide neighborhood to deploy an aggressive diplomatic engagement/effort to make sure that Nnamdi Kanu is launched unconditionally within the shortest doable time.

The letter partly learn, “We act as Solicitors to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, (hereinafter referred to easily as, ‘our shopper’), a British citizen, at the moment held in solitary confinement within the facility of the Division of State Safety, Abuja, Nigeria. We write this letter to your good self, constant along with his temporary and instruction. Our mentioned shopper has knowledgeable us to the next impact, particularly,

“That on the nineteenth day of June 2021, he was kidnapped on the Jomo Kenyatta Worldwide Airport, Nairobi, Kenya, by Kenyan safety operatives and was severely tortured and dehumanised for eight days. Additional, that after he had undergone excruciating bodily assault, he was subsequently terribly renditioned to Nigeria.

“That upon being terribly renditioned as aforesaid, our shopper was summarily introduced earlier than the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja Judicial Division, presided over by Hon. Justice Binta Nyako, on the twenty ninth day of June, 2021, and was, by order made beneath the hand of the discovered Decide, remanded within the custody of the Division of State Safety, Abuja. It’s instructive to notice that these proceedings have been taken surreptitiously, with out discover to us and with out affording our shopper the advantage of authorized illustration.

“That within the proceedings aforesaid, the felony cost most well-liked towards our shopper in 2015 and pending in the identical courtroom was adjourned to the twenty sixth day of July, 2021, for listening to. Additional, that on the adjourned date, operatives of the Division of State Safety didn’t produce our shopper in courtroom and didn’t proffer any purpose for his non-production. Because of this, proceedings which may have been taken on that day was truncated and the case was additional adjourned to the twenty first day of October 2021, for listening to.

“After arguments have been taken on the applying, the discovered trial Decide acceded to our prayer and directed that the Detaining Authority, particularly, the Division of State Safety (Companies), ought to thenceforth afford us entry to our shopper on Mondays and Thursdays of each week. Subsequently, the order referred to above was flagrantly violated by operatives of the Detaining Authority, as we weren’t afforded entry to our shopper. This was despite the truth that we brought about the enrolled order of courtroom to be served on the Detaining Authority. It was solely upon the activation of the mechanism for the enforcement of orders of courts by committal that operatives of the Detaining Authority buckled and complied with the order of the courtroom.

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“Regrettably, although the courtroom order referred to above was instantly enrolled and served on the Division of State Safety (Companies), the latter denied individuals whom our shopper selected to have an viewers with entry to our shopper. One in every of such individuals is a sure Bruce Fein. For the file, Bruce Fein a foremost American Constitutional Regulation Legal professional, who doubles as our shopper’s Worldwide Legal professional and Legal professional to IPOB in america of America, was denied entry to our shopper, each on the facility of the Division of State Safety, for 5 consecutive instances, and on the courtroom.

“It have to be identified that our shopper was recognized of a medical situation, occasioned by gradual depletion of potassium in his system, which situation has defied each medical answer thus far given to him throughout the facility of the Division of State Safety (Companies).

“Moreover, our shopper has since his extraordinary rendition to Nigeria, been solely confined to a tiny cell the place he has no entry to another dwelling object besides his handlers, who carry meals to him. Our shopper knowledgeable me and I verily consider him that he’s every day uncovered to psychological and psychological torture, all focused at breaking his spirit and compelling him to confess guilt in respect of an offence he by no means dedicated.

“Proper to freedom of Faith/worship is a constitutionally assured proper of the residents, clearly offered for in Part 38 of the Structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999, (as Amended). It’s instructive to additionally level out the truth that our shopper has not been convicted of any offence recognized to legislation.

“That being so, the legislation presumes him harmless of the 7-Rely Amended Cost. Additional, since his remand on the facility of the Division of State Safety, Abuja, he has been denied his constitutional proper to observe his faith. He’s not allowed to observe his Jewish religion. Moreover, not too long ago, he’s being fed with poorly ready meals, which, ostensibly, is designed to slowly kill him.

“It’s our additional info that over 300 harmless members of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra arrested throughout the South East States are secretly being detained within the facility of the Division of State Safety, Abuja, with out entry to their family and legal professionals.

“We additionally respectfully name for an aggressive diplomatic engagement/effort to make sure that our shopper is launched unconditionally within the shortest doable time. The Nigerian Authorities shouldn’t be allowed to learn from its wrongdoing. It grossly violated all worldwide treaties it’s a signatory to the second it surreptitiously entered a sovereign state to kidnap/abduct a British nationwide and terribly renditioned him to Nigeria for a trial that could be a sham.”

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB Chief’s Lawyer Drags DSS, Buhari Govt To UN, EU, US, UK, Others

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB Chief’s Lawyer Drags DSS, Buhari Govt To UN, EU, US, UK, Others