Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has described Nnamdi Kanu, chief of the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, IPOB, as his citizen, whom he cares about.
To this finish, Ikpeazu mentioned Kanu should not be handled as a convict.
He, nonetheless, advocated that the precise process be adopted in attempting Kanu and guaranteeing justice in his matter.
“I regard Nnamdi Kanu as my citizen however not as chief of IPOB as a result of I’m the governor. I’m ready to interact to resolve the difficulty. I care about his welfare and I care that he ought to be tried in a simply and honest method.
“I’m comfortable that they need to convey justice to bear by wanting on the allegations towards him and attempting him honest and sq. however I’d not need him to be handled as if he was a convict when he has not been convicted.
“Not till in any other case, he’s nonetheless my citizen and as his father, it behoves on us to take care of him after all of the prodigal son had a father,” he advised The Solar.
Kanu is locked up by the Division of State Companies, DSS, following his rearrest in Kenya.
The IPOB chief is predicted to look earlier than Justice Binta Nyako- led Abuja Federal Excessive Court docket on October 21 to proceed his trial.
Justice Nyako had first granted him bail in 2017 however he jumped it and fled overseas.
Nevertheless, Kanu defined that he fled Nigeria as a result of his life was in peril.
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