Just in! Nnamdi Kanu Freed from Kuje Prison
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje Prison in Abuja after meeting the bail conditions granted him by a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, says his lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor.
Ejiofor said his client met all outstanding conditions on Fridayand was released shortly after all necessary documents were signed by the trial judge.
“Nnamdi Kanu left the prison at about 5pm after meeting the bail conditions,” Ejiofor told our correspondent on the telephone.
Justice Nyako had on Tuesdaygranted bail to Kanu, who along with three others are being prosecuted on charges bordering on treasonable charges.
The had said she decided to relase Kanu from custody on health grounds.
The judge however barred the IPOB leader from granting press interview while on bail.
The judge also gave a stern warning to the defendant not to participate in any rally or be found in a crowd of more than 10 persons in the course of the bail.
Justice Nyako ordered that she must be given monthly report on the defendant’s health status.
She however refused the separate bail applications filed by the the IPOB leader’s co-defendants.
The accused persons charged along with Kanu and who were denied bail by the judge were the National Coordinator of IPOB, Mr. Chidiebere Onwudiwe; an IPOB member, Benjamin Madubugwu, and a former Field Maintenance Engineer seconded to the MTN, David Nwawuisi.