DSS restricts Nnamdi Kanu from signing letter for UK Consular assistance – Lawyer
Posted by News Express | 19 July 2021 | 1,112 times
•IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu in handcuffs
Aloy Ejimako, one of the counsels of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, has said that the Department of State Services, DSS has stopped his client from signing a consular assistance form by the United Kingdom.
Barrister Aloy Ejimako made this known in a statement on Monday.
Recall that following the rearrest and repatriation of the Biafra freedom fighter back to the country recently, the British High Commission had offered to extended consular assistance to the fugitive.
Kanu who is a dual citizen of both British and Nigeria is currently being detained in the custody of the Nigerian secret police.
He has been scheduled to resume his trial on July 26 after jumping bail in 2017. (Agency report)