Federal High Court shifts Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to Jan 18

Federal High Court shifts Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to Jan 18
Federal High Court shifts Nnamdi Kanu’s trial to Jan 18

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday has shifted the trial of the detained chief of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from January 19 to 18 next yr.

The shift within the trial date adopted the abridgment of time granted by the choose following a passionate plea to that impact.

Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, had approached the courtroom with an application searching for an order of the courtroom to accommodate the trial in November and December this yr as in opposition to the sooner fixed January 19.

Shuaib Labaran, who stood for the Federal Authorities, nevertheless, instructed the courtroom {that a} counter affidavit opposing the request by the federal government has been stuffed and served on Kanu.

Justice Nyako nevertheless lower in and knowledgeable Kanu’s lawyer that the appliance for time abridgment can’t be thought of because there isn’t a judicial time for such a difficulty.

Within the drama that ensued, the case diary of the courtroom was read to the lawyer to ascertain that the court has different circumstances to take care of.

Nevertheless, following the insistence, Justice Nyako agreed to shift different circumstances slated for January 18 to accommodate the trial which is able to last until January 19 and 20.

Justice Nyako ordered DSS to permit Kanu to follow his religion, change his garments, and be given the maximum attainable consolation within the detention facility.