A group, South-East Peoples Assembly, in a letter signed by its President, Prince Chukwuemeka Okorie,has asked the court to revoke Kanu’s bail for violating its conditions.
contacted on the matter, Kanu’s lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said it was
not for the prosecution to determine whether or not his client had
violated the bail conditions.
Ejiofor said it was the
exclusive responsibility of the court to decide whether or not the bail
conditions had been violated. He, however, added that some of the
conditions the defendant was being touted to have violated were
He promised to file an application to set aside the “unconstitutional” bail conditions.
Ejiofor said, “It doesn’t lie in their power to determine whether he has breached the bail conditions or not.
“The court gave the bail on supplementary and other main terms. The court knows the terms on which it granted the bail.
have been able to clarify this issue – the fact that the court said he
cannot be found in the crowd of more than 10 persons does not mean he
cannot go to church; it does not mean he cannot entertain visitors in
“It is on that note that we are going to file an application to vacate those terms.
“I can tell you that the court is fully aware that he would attend church and he would receive family members.
“These are his rights under the fundamental human rights in Chapter 4 of the Constitution.”
to allegations of his client granting press interviews in breach of his
bail conditions, Ejiofor said, “Freedom of expression is part of the
rights he (Kanu) is entitled to under the Constitution.
“We are filing an application before the court to set aside the terms that are clearly in violation of the Constitution.”
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