Abuja - The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has urged the British Government to intervene in his case by asking President Muhammadu Buhari to release him from prison.
Kanu who is facing treason charge approached the British government through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor.
Kanu, in a letter dated March 24 and addressed to the British High Commissioner in Abuja, described himself as a victim of travesty of justice and gross human rights violation.
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He insisted that the President Buhari-led administration has violently abused his fundamental human rights through his prolonged detention in prison custody.
Kanu said he was ready to answer to the charge against him,
He, however expressed doubt in the ability of the Nigerian government to accord him fair trial, saying he has so far been subjected to immense persecution.
Kanu, who said he is a British citizen, told the UK government that he was wrongly arrested and put in detention.
- News 24