IPOB’s leader Nnamdi Kanu issues stern warning ahead of Thursday trial

Nnamdi Kanu
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has given an urgent and critical warning ahead of his trial on Thursday.

Kanu warned that none of his lawyers should be harassed and threatened by those claiming to be his followers.

The separatist vowed never to forgive anyone who harassed or intimidated his counsel.

He delivered the warning at a routine meeting with his counsels at the headquarters of the Department of State Services, DSS, in Abuja.

According to Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Kanu’s main lawyer, Kanu has also asked for fasting and prayer ahead of Thursday.

The statement reads: “He requested that the fasting, supplications, and prayers should continue, as he noted that they are strongly impacting positively.

“In the interim, it is necessary to pass the following urgent and important messages, which are: Onyendu made it categorically clear that none of his lawyers should be harassed, threatened or accused by anybody claiming to be his supporter or follower, regardless of the person’s tie with him. He was very particular about those who find it convenient to insult his Attorneys vide their live social media platforms.

“Our Client Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu emphasized that he trusts his lawyers and continues to have high confidence in them.

“That anybody engaged in such harassment, threats and unfounded accusations directed against his lawyers, is definitely working against him, and that he shall never forgive such person(s) and shall eternally see such person(s) as his enemy.

“That any such threats, harassment and false accusations against any of his lawyers should seize forthwith.”


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