- Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Binta Nyako, has said prison is the safest place for Nnamdi Kanu
- The justice said this in her reaction to Kanu's application to come back to stand trial in Nigeria
- According to her, judges are also not safe in Nigeria given rate of kidnap, so if Kanu wants to feel safe when back home, inside a cell room is the best place for him
Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been told that the prison is the safest place for him to stay in Nigeria.
This was disclosed by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The judge said this while ruling on the request that the IPOB leader is ready to face trial if his safety would be guaranteed by the court, Daily Trust reports.
“Even judges are being abducted in the country. So prison is the only safest place for him,” she said.
According to Kanu's counsel, Ejiofor, who is asking the court to restore his bail, the IPOB leader will come back to the country if the court can guarantee his safety.
He also said that on April 11, the application to restore Kanu’s bail so that he could face his trial was filed and it was served on the prosecution.
Meanwhile, the bail application was rejected by Labaran Shuaibu, who is standing for the federal government.
Nyako consequently adjourned the matter till January 16.
Meanwhile, recall that Legit.ng had reported that Igbo Youth Assembly (IYA) Worldwide a political pressure group urged Nigerians across the country to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as he strives to unite the nation.
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