The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed an amended seven-count amended charge against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Africa Today News, New York reports that the amended charge, which was filed by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami borders on treasonable felony and Kanu’s alleged involvement in acts of terrorism.
The embattled IPOB leader will be re-arraigned before trial Justice Binta Nyako on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Senator representing Anambra North, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Monday, filed a motion before the Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the Department of State Services (DSS), to allow him to have access to Kanu in detention.
Similarly, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming election in Anambra State, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo has called for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Ozigbo made the call when he spoke at the 2021 Anambra gubernatorial debate hosted by Anambra Broadcasting Service, (ABS) in Awka on Sunday.
Ozigbo attended the debate alongside; Col. Geoffrey Onyejegbu (Rtd), of Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Dr Chidozie Nwankwo of the African Action Congress (AAC), and Chief Akachukwu Nwankpo of African Democratic Congress (ADC).
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK