Mike Ozekhome in Federal High Court on 18th January, 2022
Foremost constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Monday, appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja to lead the defence team of the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
According to Vanguard, Ozekhome, said his decision to take over Kanu’s defence, was based on the fact that he is facing an incompetent charge.
“Right to self determination is inalienable. It is guaranteed under both the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the African Charter on Peoples’ Rights. I am here today because I believe that the charge against the Defendant is baseless”, he added.
The Federal Government amended the charges against Kanu barely 24 hours to the commencement of his trial today.