Nnamdi Kanu writes British Commission in Nigeria, demands full protection and an unconditional release as British citizen

Nnamdi Kanu writes British Commission in Nigeria, demands full protection and an unconditional release as British citizen



Recently rearrested leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has written to the British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing, asking that the British authorities file a Diplomatic note with Nigeria's Federal High Court indicating Britain's sovereign interest in his trial as a British citizen.



Recall that the leader of the separatist group was arrested last Sunday and re-arraigned before an Abuja court on Tuesday, June 29.



In his letter titled, "Re: Urgent Request for Consular Assistance to OKWU-KANU, Nwannekaenyi Nnamdi Kenny (a British Citizen)", and written by his legal counsel, Aloy Ejimakor, Kanu said the British authorities must declare that he is not a criminal but "a person who possesses a political opinion which the Nigerian authorities are seeking to suppress using punishment of some sort."



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