The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory yesterday, has reserved judgment on the case against the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The IPOB leader’s defense team was led by human rights attorney Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who urged the court to dismiss the remaining accusations due to their lack of credibility.
Ozekhome expressly requested that the appellate court revisit the trial court’s April 8 decision, which only dismissed eight of the fifteen accusations. Additionally, he maintained that the accusation FG made against him lacked legal support.
Nnamdi Kanu requested release and acquittal in his appeal, which was dated April 29 and was labeled CA/ABJ/CR/625/2022.
However, following an application the embattled IPOB leader filed for abridgement of time, the appellate court brought the matter forward for hearing as against the initial October 11 fixed for the hearing.