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Nnamdi Kanu tortured and denied medication - Lawyer

Nnamdi Kanu

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer for Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed concern over the mistreatment of the separatist leader in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).

The head of IPOB is being psychologically tortured and deprived of medication for four days, said Ejiofor who visited him at the DSS facility in Abuja on Monday.

The lawyer said, “This inhumane treatment and grievous mental torture, has consequently, triggered the excruciating pains associated with chronic ulcer and heart burn, which Onyendu (Nnamdi Kanu) has equally been diagnosed of, in addition to other life-threatening health conditions that Onyendu is currently battling with”.

According to Ejiofor, the health of Mr. Kanu is deteriorating in the DSS detention facility where he faces several mistreatment.

In a statement, he demanded that the IPOB leader “be allowed access to his personal physician, as was long ordered by the Federal High Court, Abuja.” 

“We are likewise, placing the World on notice, that should anything untoward happen to Onyendu, the World should hold the Federal Government of Nigeria, and the Director General of the DSS fully responsible, should any harm befall Onyendu,” he said.
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