Get Paid to Read News Everyday!

Sign up below...

Whatsapp Channel

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Urges Patience as Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Request

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Urges Patience as Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu's Bail Request Supreme Court Orders Continuation of Nnamdi Kanu's Trial

The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected the fresh bail application of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Justice Binta Nyako denied Kanu’s bail request on Tuesday and ordered an accelerated hearing of the Federal Government’s seven-count charge against him. Kanu, who has been in the custody of the Department of State Services since June 29, 2021, will have his case adjourned until April 17, 2024.

In response to the court’s decision, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has issued a statement signed by its President-General, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu.

20240320 165734 REPORT AFRIQUE International Ohanaeze Ndigbo Urges Patience as Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu's Bail Request

Nnamdi Kanu

The group urged Nigerian youths to remain patient and refrain from violence. Ohanaeze emphasized that Kanu does not support any form of arson or bloodshed.

Dr. Alex Ogbonnia, the national spokesperson for Ohanaeze, reiterated the organization’s call for patience among Nigerian youths. He stated, “Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has made it very clear on many occasions that he will not support any act of arson or bloodshed.”

The statement further expressed trust in divine providence, expressing hope for Kanu’s eventual release from incarceration.

The court’s decision and Ohanaeze’s response highlight the ongoing legal and social tensions surrounding Kanu’s case, with implications for both the legal process and public discourse regarding self-determination and separatist movements in Nigeria.

This Article is Fact-Checked. See Policy.
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts