In a statement, Ejiofor said he had finally been allowed to see Kanu “after weeks of speculations and uncertainties”
Okechukwu gave the advice in a statement on Sunday in Enugu.
The IPOB’s made the declaration in a statement by its Media and Public Affairs Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Friday.
Kanu is facing charges bordering on treasonable felony brought against him by the FG over his campaign for the Republic of Biafra
This was disclosed by a member of the proscribed organisation, Simon Ekpa, on Tuesday.
Mostly affected were the commercial centres of Onitsha and Nnewi where major markets were shut.
It described the development as “an abuse of power and an affront to media freedom.”
The activists had staged a protest in solidarity with the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, who is undergoing trial.
Sowore was said to have been arrested on Monday while attending the court trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Ezeife told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that he was in court to represent the Ndigbo (the people of Igbo extraction worldwide).
Daily Trust reports that security operatives have cordoned off the entrance to the Federal High Court in Abuja venue of the trial, just as vehicles loaded with operatives of the Nigeria Police and the Department of States Services (DSS) are preventing “unaccredited” journalists and members of the public from accessing the court.
Kanu was arrested and extradited to Nigeria as announced by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
Senator Abaribe had stood surety for Kanu before the latter jumped bail and fled the country in 2017.
One of the counsels for the detained IPOB leader, Aloy Ejimakor, stated this in a statement on Monday after visiting Kanu in DSS custody.
According to media reports, Nigerian authorities arrested and interrogated the trio on suspicion that they had come into contact with Biafran separatists.
Director, Nigerian Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the incident took place at Adani community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The former Governor of Abia State spoke on the development in a statement on Monday.
To ensure that the IPOB leader gets a fair hearing, the organization said it had constituted a legal team led by its national legal adviser and eminent Igbo leaders to monitor the legal proceedings throughout the trial.
A statement issued by Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant to the minister on Media and Public Relations on Wednesday in Abuja described Madu’s comments as unfortunate.
Kenya’s High Commissioner, Wilfred Machage, attempted to go the UK route by disclaiming the country’s involvement in the messy saga. Kanu’s brother, Emmanuel, however put a lie to the Kenyan government’s claim.