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FG gives reason why Nnamdi Kanu still appear with same Fendi cloths despite Court order

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The Federal Government, on Wednesday, informed the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), decided to show up in a similar clothes he wore the earlier day.

Counsel to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Shuaibu Labaran, let Justice Binta Nyako know this soon after the sitting started.

“The case is adjourned until today for arraignment.

“But before then, I crave the indulgence of your Lordship because you gave an order that the defendant should not appear in these clothes.

“But the defendant (Kanu) chose to wear the same clothes because it is a designer,” he said.

Labaran additionally informed the court that the Department of State Services (DSS) had followed the court request by acquiring a orthopedic mattress and pillows for the IPOB leader to make him comfortable in detention.

In any case, Counsel to Kanu, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, disagreed that his client refused to wear other clothes.

He said however they got him a bunch of other clothes, before they could wrap up with the day’s exercises yesterday, it was a bit late and they couldn’t give the things to him.

He guaranteed that Kanu would show up in other clothes at the following adjourned date.

Justice Nyako said the clothes could be given to the legal officer that accompanied the security outfit.

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