Despite the court order to the police and other security agents at the last hearing, to remove all roadblocks leading to the Abia State High Court premises in Umuahia or causing unnecessary tension in the court environment, the court house today, being Friday still experienced heavy presence of the police and other security agents
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This goes directly contrary to the order given by the court through Justice Benson Anya, during the last hearing of Nnamdi Kanu vs Federal government over his rendition from Kenya. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who filed a ₦5b lawsuit against the Federal government through is counsel, Mr Aloy Ejimakor is contesting the legality of his prosecution by the federal government as there was no due process in his ”rendition” from Kenya.
Several of the charges Mazi Nnamdi Kanu filled against the FG includes;
====>>>> That the court should declare his trial illegal
====>>>> That he be taken back to Kenya from where he was “renditioned”.
====>>>> That the Army, Police and the Department of State Services DSS be stopped from harassing or arresting him.
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At the resumption of the court hearing on Friday, the Ikot Ekpene Road leading to the High Court premises was seen, filled with heavily-armed police personnel at different points.
Several eyewitness who spoke to LatestNGnews correspondent, confirmed that the security men were controlling traffic and diverting vehicle movements to adjourning streets. People and vehicles accessing the court premises were thoroughly screened before they were allowed passage into the Abia High court premises
Mr Aloy Ejimakor has expressed optimism over today’s court hearing, saying he expects justice to come the way of his client. He said that it was illegal for the federal government to prosecute Kanu where there is no proof of his extradition.
Ejimakor argued that if the Government wanted to try him in Nigeria “I will not be giving them free legal advice, they know what should be done”.