- The federal government has alleged that some countries are aiding the detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu in his activities to destabilise the country
- Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation made the allegation at a news briefing in Abuja on Friday, October 22
- According to him, Kanu had accomplices when he escaped from the country, adding some state actors aided him even as a fugitive
Abuja - Some countries have been accussed of aiding the detained leader of the procribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu.
Malami while briefing journalists on Friday, October 22, insisted that Kanu didn't act alone after he escaped from the country, saying some state actors aided the embattled IPOB leader even as a fugitive.
According to him, the leader of the outlawed group has accomplices in Nigeria and abroad which includes individuals and groups.
PAY ATTENTION: Subscribe to Digital Talk newsletter to receive must-know business stories and succeed BIG!
The minister of justice called on the affected countries to desist from aiding acts by Kanu and IPOB against Nigeria and its people, ThisDay added.
He revealed that some friendly countries who recognised the status of IPOB as a terrorist organisation, have either banned the activities of the outlawed group or placed Kanu on Stop List.
Nnamdi Kanu Appears in Versace as Nigerian Ex-Governor, British Envoy Arrive Court for IPOB Leader’s Trial
Recall that the embattled IPOB leader appeared at the Federal High Court in Abuja for his trial in a white Versace outfit.
Nnamdi is to stand trial for a lot of charges bordering on terrorism and inciting national unrest.
Ahead of the trial, some dignitaries on Thursday, October 21, arrived at court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Among those who were seen around the premises of the court were a former governor of Anambra, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, and a British envoy.
Guilty or Not? Nnamdi Kanu Reacts to 7-Count Charge of Terrorism as IPOB Leader Appears in Court
Following his arraignment, Kanu, pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to him durig the court session on Thursday, October 21.
The federal government had earlier amended the charges against him raising them to seven counts.