Fugitive leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has been granted access to his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, days ahead of the commencement of his court trail scheduled for July 26.
Kanu, who has been agitating for the secession of South East and the establishment of IPOB was nabbed by the Federal Government on Sunday.
According to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, who made the announcement, the separatist leader who has been jumping bail since 2017 was re-arrested through a joint efforts of the intelligence and security services.
However, Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the Counsel to the IPOB’s leader who took to his Twitter handle disclosed that he has been granted access to his client. he made this known in a tweet on Friday.
“Update, Thankfully Our effort is yielding the desired result, we have just received a communication approving Our visit to Our Client- Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Shall keep the World posted on the outcome, immediately after the meeting, later in the Day. God is with us,” the lawyer tweeted.
Kanu who was re-arrested on Sunday was arraigned by the Department of State Services(DSS), on Tuesday at the Federal High Court, Abuja to continue with his trial.