FG amends charge against Nnamdi Kanu, his lawyers notified

Nnamdi Kanu and his lawyer Ifeanyi Ejiofor

File: Nnamdi Kanu and his lawyer Ifeanyi Ejiofor

The Federal Government has filed an amended seven-count charge against Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. (IPOB).

The amended charge which was filed by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice on Monday, borders on treasonable felony.

It also dwells on the alleged involvement of Kanu in acts of terrorism.

Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor in a statement on Facebook, acknowledged receiving the amended charge.

He said the legal team is ready for the case scheduled for Thursday 21 October.

‘We are eminently prepared for Thursday’s outing, and you won’t be dissapointed UmuChineke’, Ejiofor said.

“The coast is now clear for legal fireworks this Thursday, particularly now that we have been served with a purported “Amended Charge” in the Case”, he added.

Both he and another lawyer Alloy Ejimakor visited Kanu on Monday. to discuss the forthcoming case.

Here is how Ejiofor reported what transpired:

“Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is in good spirit, awaiting his auspicious outing on Thursday, the 21st Day of October, 2021.

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“He commended those who are in the spirit with him, while declaring that Chukwuokike Abiama has ordained this special Day for a victorious outing.

“He requested that the fasting, supplications and prayers should continue, as he noted that they are strongly impacting positively.

“In the interim, it is necessary to pass the following urgent and important messages, which are:

*Onyendu made it categorically clear that none of his lawyers should be harassed, threatened or accused by anybody claiming to be his supporter or follower, regardless of the person’s tie with him. He was very particular about those who find it convenient to insult his Attorneys vide their live social media platforms.

Our Client Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu emphasized that he trusts his lawyers and continues to have high confidence in them.

*That anybody engaged in such harassment, threats and unfounded accusations directed against his lawyers, is definitely working against him, and that he shall never forgive such person(s) and shall eternally see such person(s) as his enemy.

*That the best thing anybody claiming to be his supporter or follower can do for him at this point in time is to wholeheartedly support all his lawyers in their current efforts.

*That any such threats, harassment and false accusations against any of his lawyers should seize forthwith.

He further implored UmuChineke to be steadfast, and keep their eyes steadily on the ball and pray without ceasing, while believing very strongly that this present situation will pass too and it shall end in Praises. Iseeee!!!

This THURSDAY is the D-Day, and your solidarity/support must be demonstrated within the confines of the law, as you have always shown.
Onyendu specifically asked us to extend his undiluted love and confidence for Umuchineke.