Declaring Kanu’s lawyer wanted baseless – IPOB

Emma Elekwa, Onitsha

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described as baseless the Police declaration of Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor wanted.

The group said the plan was not only to intimidate other lawyers from accepting IPOB’s cases but to truncate its struggle for a republic.

The Anambra Police Command had on Tuesday declared Ejiofor wanted following alleged killing of two police officers in Oraifite in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state.

The police said he was declared wanted over alleged cases of conspiracy, murder, treasonable felony, arson and armed robbery.

But IPOB’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, in a statement maintained that Ejiofor was innocent of the allegations levelled against him.

The statement read in part,” The only reason why the police declared our lawyer wanted is to stop him from handling IPOB cases and to make sure he does not attend court in January 2020.

” Part of the wider motive, however, is to…

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