The Igbo Lawyers Association, ILA, has on Monday commenced the mobilization of some other lawyers across the world ahead of the July 26 trial of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu
Recall that the IPOB leader was re-arrested recently from an undisclosed country via collaborations of the Nigerian security and intelligence agencies, and authorities from other nations.
The Nigerian Government has refuse to disclose the particular country Mazi Kanu was re-arrested, however, his lawyer, Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor has revealed how his client was arrested, tortured and detained for eight days by Kenya governmnet.
Nnamdi Kanu, who was remanded in the custody of the Department of State Service, DSS, would continue his trial on July 26 2021.
Chuks Muomah, SAN, the chairman of the Association, Chief who was represented by Chief Ukpai Ukairo, while briefing the newsmen in Aba on Tuesday, condemned the illegal manner in which Nnamdi Kanu was intercepted and brought to Nigeria.
He also said that the association would ensure that the British Government reverses the “illegality of that interception” of Kanu who is a dual citizen of both Nigeria and the British.
“We are doing this because we want the British government to ensure the reversal of the illegality of that interception.
“We are also giving notice that Igbo Lawyers Association is mobilizing lawyers from across the globe to put up the best defense available under municipal and international law in defense of the rights of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu”, he added.
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