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Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lead counsel to pro-Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, reacted to reports that the agitator was transferred to India.
Ejiofor clarified that contrary to reports, Kanu has not been transferred to India for mischievous purpose.
He revealed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is still in custody and being prepared for his upcoming trial.
Ejiofor disclosed this, in a statement he signed entitled: ‘Important Notice’ which was made available to The Eastern Updates.
The lawyer, who described the reports as a distraction, insisted that the Federal Government has no choice than to produce Kanu in court on October 21.
According to Ejiofor: ‘Please Umuchineke, and teeming followers of Our indefatigable Client-Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, this time should not be for any form of distraction.
‘You all should rather be intensifying in your prayers and supplications to Almighty Chukwuokike Abiama as the D-Day gradually approaches.
‘Do not give in to mischief makers who are currently parading FAKE NEWS that Our Client Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been transfered to India for whatever mischievous purpose they are insinuating.
‘We were with him on Monday for pre-trial briefing and will still be with him tomorrow.
‘Please your eyes should always be on the ball, do not be distracted at all.
‘Remain strong in spirit, and continue in your prayers and supplications.
‘The Federal Government has no choice but to bring Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to court on the 21st Day of October, it is an explicit order of Court.’
The next court hearing is expected to happen on Thursday 21st October, 2021.
THE EASTERN UPDATES