IPOB Leader Might Remain In Custody As Judges Begin Vacation
Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, may possibly remain in the custody of the Department of State Services, until September as judges of the Federal High Court begin their annual vacation on 26th July, the date slated for the hearing of his case.
The judges vacation will last till September 17, 2021.
A vacation notice was issued by the Chief Information Officer of the Federal High Court, Catherine Christopher, in Abuja, on Monday.
According to the statement issued, the annual vacation was necessary for the judges to rest and prepare for the new legal year.
However, only the core divisions of Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt will remain functional throughout the vacation.
Recall that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had adjourned the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, to July 26 and 27.