The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has postponed the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB).
The trial which was slated for Thursday, May 26, 2022 has now been deferred to June 28, 2022.
This was disclosed by the lead counsel of the IPOB, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, in a statement on Wednesday via his official Facebook account.
He said the reason for the postponement is due to the unavailability of the trial judge, Justice Binta Nyako.
UPDATE ON TOMORROW’S SCHEDULED COURT CASE OF ONYENDU MAZI NNAMDI KANU:Ututu Oma, Ezigbo UmuChineke,Please be informed that we have just received communication from the Federal High Court’s Registrar, notifying us that the Court will no longer be sitting tomorrow, 26th May, 2022, on Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s case.According to the Registrar, this is because His lordship, Justice Binta Nyako is indisposed, and as such, the matter is now adjourned to the 28th day of June, 2022 for Ruling/Hearing.We most respectfully, urge you all to maintain restraint, as you have always done. Keep your eyes on the ball, which is the freedom of Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.Also, please note that Justice delayed is not justice denied. We are aggressively cruising to victory, it is only a matter of time.We profoundly appreciate your solidarity, unflinching support and prayers, which have been sustaining us thus far. Please do not relent in your prayers, we do not take it for granted.We shall continue to keep you all informed as events unfold.Thank you all and remain blessed, Ezigbo UmuChineke.
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