The leader of the IPOB has failed to appear in court as hearings of his trial begins .
Nnamdi Kanu who was supposed to appear before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court is no where to be found.
However,the co-defendants were led to the court room by former ministers,Fani-Kayode and Osita Chidoka.
The director of public prosecutions,S.M Labaran said the state fears that the trial might not go on as scheduled
His words:”In the wisdom of this honourable court, the court gave some conditions and one of the conditions is that the first defendant must not be seen in midst of more than 10 people,” Labaran said. Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defendants arriving court for their trial. Photo credit: Sodiq Adelakun Nnamdi Kanu’s co-defendants arriving court for their trial.He said failure to attend proceedings in court is a violation of the orders made by the court. “We urged this honourable court to revoke the bail granted the first defendant and issue a bench warrant for the arrest of the first defendant and finally my Lord, order the sureties, namely Senator Enyinnaya, Immanuel Shalum Okabenmadu and Kochukwu Uchenna to show cause why the bail bond of N100 million each shall not be forfeited,” Labaran added. He also called for the commitment of the three sureties to prison. Kanu’s lawyer claimed he has no idea of his client’s whereabouts. Kanu’s lawyer claimed he has no idea of his client’s whereabouts. But in his objection, Kanu’s lawyer said he should have been called upon to explain the whereabouts of the first defendant. “I don’t know where my client is whether he is dead or alive after the raid,” Ejiofor said. However, the three other defendants – Benjamin Madubugwu, Chidiebere Onwudiwe and David Nwawuisi were brought into the court by prison officials. Also, the former ministers of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and Osita Chidoka, are currently in court to support the co-defendants.