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The Department of State Security Service has bowed to the pressures as it has reportedly granted the request made by the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to meet with his lawyers.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Kanu had pleaded that he should be allowed to meet with his lawyers ahead of the July 26 trial in court .
Kanu’s request was granted five days after he was arrested and detained by DSS operatives .
Kanu’s counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor disclosed this through his Twitter handle on Friday.
He tweeted “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.”
Kanu has been in the custody of the Nigerian Secret Police since he was arrested and repatriated from Kenya to Nigeria on Sunday to face trial after jumping bail in 2017 for charges bothering on terrorism, treasonable felony, illegal possession of arms among others, levied against him.
The IPOB leader has been scheduled to appear before the Abuja Federal High Court for the continuation of his trial from the 26-27 July 2021.