Nnamdi Kanu Speaks After Court Dismisses His Fresh Bail Application (Video)
Vondigest reports that The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, dismissed a fresh application the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him.
According to a report by Vanguard, trial Justice Binta Nyako who dismissed the request said she was not satisfied with the reason the IPOB leader gave for his failure to appear in court for the continuation of his trial.
The trial judge noted that from records of the court, Kanu was represented by his lawyer on the day his bail was revoked, likewise his sureties.
“In fact, he sureties told the court that they did not know the whereabouts of the Defendant and even applied to be discharged from the matter.
“Therefore, the Defendant was not denied fair hearing”.
Reacting to the fresh dismissal of his bail application, the 54-year-old separatist leader asked the people of the southeast region to “remain calm” and make the zone peaceful.
“It is what we expect. But I want our people to be very calm. I want Biafranland to be calm, calm, and very peaceful. We are fighting to defend our people, not to kill them.
“We are fighting to defend them, that’s why I’m here. And we will continue to do so until we get victory,” Kanu said.
Watch Nnamdi Kanu’s speech here.