The Department of State Services(DSS) has finally released the leader of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Newspremises has gathered.
Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor confirmed that his client was released to undergo an independent medical examination.
According to him, the IPOB leader underwent a medical examination in an unnamed hospital in Abuja on Friday.
A statement by Ejiofor reads:
“We are pleased to inform you that Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu met with his choice personal physician yesterday (Friday) in a hospital in Abuja, outside the facility of the State Security Service (SSS).
“As part of the protocol, I witnessed the consultation. The medical examination was seamless and productive, and he (Kanu) will be progressing to the next stage soon.”
Kanu was said to have been detained by the DSS since June 2021, when he was arrested and repatriated from Kenya.
While in custody, Kanu repeatedly asked for an independent medical examination of his health condition.