“Nnamdi Kanu Is Seriously Ill, Suffers From Intestinal Disorder”, Lawyer Alleges

“Nnamdi Kanu Is Seriously Ill, Suffers From Intestinal Disorder”, Lawyer Alleges

  • The lawyer representing Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has made a strong revelation about the IPOB's leader's health
  • Ejiofor in a statement issued on Monday disclosed that Kanu is seriously ill and his health deteriorating
  • He however urged the government to do the needful, while noting that the IPOB leader needed urgent medical attention

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The health of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has worsened.

The IPOB leader had been diagnosed with gastrointestinal disorder following persistent heartburn, his lawyer and human rights activist, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, confirmed through a statement on Monday, September 19.

According to him, despite the order of Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja that the IPOB leader should be given serious medical attention, the Department of State Services (DSS) has been acting, on the contrary, The Punch reported.

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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is said to be sick. Photo credit: VOICE OF NNAMDI KANU
Source: UGC

Kanu's lawyer raises an alarm

Kanu has been detained in DSS custody for about 14 months and is facing trial in court over alleged treason charges.

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Ejiofor raised the alarm in a statement after his visit to Kanu in the custody of the DSS in Abuja.

While stating that court orders must be obeyed, particularly where the order has not been set aside, he said the DSS is a creation of the law and must not be seen to be operating above the laws of the country which created it.

He said:

“Presently, Onyendu is experiencing gastrointestinal disorder, which requires regular intake of antacid and other availing medical solutions, following persistent heartburn. Unfortunately, the DSS have denied him the least of the prescribed pain killer tablet that could provide momentary relief."

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Meanwhile, Kanu also extended his love and appreciation to all his supporters for remaining firm and strongly holding the fort.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the revelation made by Kanu's lawyer.

Osita Iheme Official wrote

"One mugu commented that 95% of Igbos have shifted their love for Nnamdi Kanu to Peter Obi, bia let me remind you that man Nnamdi Kanu is very precious to us and can't be compared to anyone."

Johnson Edeh - Sharing Knowledge said

"Nothing must happen to Nnamdi Kanu.
"I mean, NOTHING!
"To the wise, a word is sufficient."

Chinasa Ogbonna maintained

"Nothing I said nothing should happen to him it not heavy war is about to come i warn Nigerians government."

Benny Adams Dicta noted that

"Quick recovery.. 95% of the igbos has shifted their love from this man to Pitobi.. this life..."

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Steve Chigozie John stated

"If anything happens to this man in DSS custody, there will be war.
"But i don't think the ruling class cares anyway."

Comedian ocean wise warned

"Noo no no no he must finish the biafra fight he started oo, nothing will happen to him I cover him with obara Jesus."

Kingsley Chuks noted

"Nigeria automatically divides if anything happens to him..."

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Ekpa, the controversial IPOB spokesperson said the British government was using the presidential candidate of the Labour Party to distract those agitating for Biafra.

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Finally, DSS releases IPOB supporter, 80-year-old ‘Mama Biafra’

Mrs Ukamaka Ejezie, popularly known as Mama Biafra, has regained her freedom from the alleged detention by the Director of State Service (DSS).

Legit.ng gathered on Sunday, August 28, from the lead counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, that she was freed last Saturday evening, August 27.

He stated thus:

“She was arrested on the 18th day of May 2022 outside the court premises, after hearing on Nnamdi Kanu case was concluded on that day in Abuja.”

Source: Legit.ng

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