A gathering of Igbo legal counselors inhabitant in the United Kingdom has depicted as unlawful the capture and detainment of Nnamdi Kanu by the Nigerian government.
The lawful experts under the sponsorship of the Coalition of Igbo-British Lawyers censured the Kenyan Government for capturing the head of the Indigenous People of Biafra, who is additionally a British resident, and giving him over to the Nigerian government.
The gathering uncovered this in an assertion endorsed by Barrister Ebuka Okoroafor and made accessible to SaharaReporters on Wednesday.
As per the legal advisors, the Kenyan government has abused the common freedoms of Kanu, who has both Nigerian and British travel papers.
“Alliance of Igbo-British legal advisors denounces the illicit detainment and ensuing giving over of the head of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to the Nigerian government by the Kenyan Government.
“The Coalition of Igbo-British legal advisors in a proclamation gave and endorsed by Attorney E.R Okoroafor on the 30th of June, 2021 at his Glasgow home in the United Kingdom has denounced the illicit and antiquated way in which the Kenyan Government has acted in the unlawful detainment of the head of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
“It likewise censured the resulting giving him over to the Nigerian Government with no fair treatment.
“It is deserving of note to specify that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu entered Kenya with his British visa, and the Kenyan government is completely mindful of his citizenship status yet at the same time went on to execute their unlawful demonstration which doesn’t just break the individual common freedoms of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu yet in addition subvert the sway of the British government,” the assertion read to some extent.
The gathering additionally unveiled that the unlawful activity will be tended to at the International Criminal Court, in Hague, The Netherlands, while requesting that the Nigerian government pass on Kanu back to the United Kingdom before the termination of 48 hours.
The Igbo British legal counselors likewise expressed that the disappointment of the Nigerian government to do as such has pronounced conflict on Kanu, IPOB, and the whole Igbos.
“While this fills in as a pre-activity notice to the Kenyan Government as we will head the International Criminal Court to amend the shamefulness done as it is dull law that bad form to one is treachery to all, we are additionally by this medium educating the Nigerian Government that they have 48 hours to return Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to the United Kingdom.
“Furthermore, in the event that he has any charges to reply to, they ought to as a country that is administered by the constitution, go through the lawful method for documenting a removal notice as inability to do as such, we will not stop for a second to term this a revelation of battle on Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB as well as all Igbos by and large, and this we will fervently oppose with all device of law accessible available to us.
“While this is being done, the Nigerian government is additionally being cautioned that no substantial damage at all should be done to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu to keep away from an all out breakdown of peace and lawfulness in the quick disintegrating element called Nigeria,” the Igbo–British legal counselors included the explanation.