Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Court asked to declare Nnamdi Kanu a fugitive

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has been asked to declare the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, a fugitive.

The plaintiff, Mr. Donald Okonkwo, who identified himself as “a law-abiding citizen” and indigene of Agbor town in Delta North Senatorial District, wants the court to determine whether the British Government, is not under obligation to repatriate the IPOB leader who he described as “a fugitive cum terrorist”, to Nigeria.

Cited as defendants in legal action are the British High Commission in Nigeria, the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN.

He prayed the court to order the UK government to within 21 days after delivery of judgement in the matter, repatriate Kanu to Nigeria for prosecution.