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The Federal Government has urged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to revoke the bail it granted Nnamdi Kanu and return him to prison.
FG argued that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who was granted bail on April 25, 2017 on health grounds had not only breached the conditions attached to his bail but had conducted himself in manners that threaten public peace.
In a counter-motion, filed by Magaji Labaran of the Federal Ministry of Justice, FG urged the court to dismiss an application by Kanu, seeking a review of his bail conditions. In the suit, FG argues:
“The offence for which he (Kanu) is standing trial is not ordinarily bailable; the court, not withstanding, granted bail to the 1st defendant/applicant (Kanu) on health grounds on 25th April 2017.
“Among other conditions for the bail of the 1st defendant is that he should not be seen in a crowd exceeding 10 people; that he should not grant any interviews, hold or attend any rallies; that he should file, in court, medical updates of his health status every month. The bail conditions were perfected by the 1st defendant/applicant, which he is currently enjoying.
“Rather than observing all the conditions listed above, the 1st defendant, in fragrant disobedience to the court order, flouted all conditions given by the court.
Biafra Secret Service
“The 1st defendant equally incited his members to disrupt, disallow and boycott elections in South East states, starting with Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for November 18 if the Federal Government failed to hold referendum for the realisation of the state of Biafra. Continue reading