Kashamu delays court proceedings, as protesters call for his freedom

Buruji Kashamu

Buruji Kashamu, wanted in the US on drug charges

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Buruji Kashamu
Buruji Kashamu

The extradition proceedings of Ogun East senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu which begins today at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria is dragging due to the late arrival of Kashamu.

The court which was already filled to the brim by 10:30 am will decide whether the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) can extradite Kashamu after they stormed his Lekki residence in Lagos on Saturday and subsequently put him under house arrest.

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“His lawyer, Alex Izion and his political associates are all in court and are eagerly waiting for him and for proceedings to begin but Kashamu must arrive first,” PM News correspondent said.

Meanwhile, some pro-Kashamu protesters are calling for his freedom and have labelled the proceeding against him as politically motivated by some of his enemies.

The protesters who were carrying placards want Kashamu to be freed.

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