Leader of IPOB Nnmadi Kanu granted bail
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu,
has been granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday.
Kanu was granted bail on health grounds.
This is the first bail since the commencement of his trial for alleged treason.
The presiding judge, Binta Nyanko, allowed Mr Nnamdi Kanu to attend to his
ailing health condition.
The IPOB leader is also expected to provide three sureties with bail bond set
at N100 million for each surety.
Kanu was also ordered never to grant any interviews to the press, pending the
outcome of his trial. He will not be seen in a gathering of more than 10 people.
Justice Binta Nyako made it clear that Kanu’s bail will be revoked, if any of the
orders are flouted.
However, the other accused persons were denied bail. According to Justice Nyako
, treasonable felony – the charges against them is a serious offence against the state.