IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu to Remain in Detention As Judges Begin Vacation




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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu is likely to spend some time in detention as judges begin vacation on the 26th of July.

Kanu is currently in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS.

Recall that following the rearrest and repatriation of the self-acclaimed leader, the sitting in Abuja, presided by Justice Binta Nyako had slated July 26 and 27 for continuous hearing on his case after the fugitive jumped bail in 2017.

But in a circular on Monday by the Chief Information Officer of the Federal High Court, Catherine Christopher, the noted that the Judges would embark on vacation on July 26.

The vacation is expected to last till 17, 2021.

It reads in part, “Pursuant to the provisions of Order 46, Rule 4 (d) of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019, the Chief Judge of the of Nigeria, Honorable Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, announces to Hon. Judges, stakeholders and the general public, that the Federal High Court will proceed on its Annual Vacation for the Year 2021 from Monday the 26th day of July, 2021 to Friday the 17th September, 2021”.

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