Nnamdi Kanu
Nnamdi Kanu

The federal government has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to protect its witnesses from the public during the trial of the self-proclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

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According to Channelstv, counsel to the government, David Kaswe told the court that the application is pursuant to the fact that the prosecution witnesses many of whom reside in the geographical entity of the accused persons, have said they will not be willing to testify unless they are assured of their security.

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He added that most of the witnesses categorically informed his team that unless they can be guaranteed some form of protection by the court, they will not testify.

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  • Austin Umerah

    If the witnesses are veraciously determined to say the truth, they should not be afraid because their truth will set them free.