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Kanu: ‘Obey Supreme Court’ – Igbo Veterans In US Write Nyako

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American Military Veterans of Igbo Descent (AVID) in the United States, and a British businessman, Barry Sutton, have written letters to Justice Binta Nyako, urging her to obey the Supreme Court judgment in the case the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

In the letters made available to The Eastern Updates on Saturday AVID in making a frantic call for the release of Kanu, who it described as a prisoner of conscience, urged the presiding judge, Justice Nyako to obey the Supreme Court judgment on the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

In its letter signed by its President, Dr. Sylvester Onyia, and Secretary, Dr. Godson Obiagwu, AVID said the judge’s refusal to comply with the Supreme Court judgment and the lack of willingness to interpret the constitution fairly are truly embarrassing and humiliating for the judicial system, Nigeria, and the whole world.

“Nnamdi Kanu should have been taken to a correctional centre, not kept in a federal government privately owned detention centre, where his conversations with his lawyers and family members are always monitored.

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“The judge’s bias will not be looked upon favorably in history. Your actions show that you are following a script.

“Remember that you have no jurisdiction over this case. You have allowed the federal government to bring forth all sorts of charges against him, despite knowing he is innocent.

“Kanu’s parents were also subjected to physical, emotional, and mental torture leading to their deaths. Injustice to Mr. Kanu is injustice everywhere.”

In his own letter, Sutton expressed concern over recent decisions that have been made by the judge.

“Your repeated denial to move the accused, Nnamdi Kanu (IPOB leader) to a correctional facility as demanded by the constitution raises serious questions about the principles of justice and fairness that serve as the foundation of Nigeria’s legal system.

“Furthermore, your denial of bail and revocation of bail conditions for the defendant, even in the absence of concrete evidence against Nnamdi Kanu, a fellow UK citizen, is alarming.

“The denial of all prayers of the defendant, coupled with the blatant disregard for the rule of law, undermines the very essence of justice that you have sworn to uphold.

“Your actions not only cast a shadow of doubt on the integrity of the legal process but also erode the public’s trust in the judiciary as a whole in Nigeria, UK and the wise world,” he said.

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