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5 Arguments in Favor of Nnamdi Kanu Prison Release.

The detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been a subject of intense discussion and controversy in Nigeria for a considerable amount of time.

Many people think that talking about and finding a peaceful solution to the long-standing problems in the Southeast could be made easier by freeing Nnamdi Kanu.

Even as security worries in the area grow, a number of prominent figures from the Southeast, which might involve Labour Party presidential candidate Mr. Peter Obi, have been pressuring the Federal Government to free Kanu.

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Recently, the Governors of the South-East decided to meet with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to talk about prospects for Kanu’s discharge

Despite the fact that the arrested IPOB leader’s, offense is a serious one that should only be handled by an experienced court of law, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, says.

These are five convincing arguments, centered on human rights, the possibility of dialogue and peace, legal justice, political stability,

And popular opinion, for which many people think that Kanu ought to be freed from prison in response to the ongoing requests for his release.

1. Concerns for human rights

Significant human rights concerns are brought up by campaigners, regarding Nnamdi Kanu’s extended imprisonment. There is a widespread belief that he has been deprived of his freedom of expression and assembly.

His release has been demanded on several occasions by international human rights organizations, which emphasize the need for just treatment along with respect for the law.

2. Discussion and Conciliatory Resolution

Many people think that talking about and finding a peaceful solution to the long-standing problems in the Southeast could be made easier by freeing Nnamdi Kanu.

Kanu’s release, according to those who support it, may help reduce hostilities and encourage more fruitful dialogue between the government and pro-Biafra organizations.

3. Equity in Law and Judiciary

Concerns have been raised over the fairness and legitimacy of Kanu’s arrest and imprisonment.

His trial, according to his detractors, was tainted by flaws in the law, and his release would show Nigeria’s dedication to maintaining, due process and judicial fairness.

4. Consistency in Politics

The South has seen turmoil and protest as a result of Nnamdi Kanu’s incarceration East. Many believe that his release could help defuse the situation, lessen violence and protests, and promote political stability in Nigeria as a whole.

Those who support this theory claim that Kanu’s release might help strengthen ties between the people of the Southeast and the government.

5. Attitude and Influence of the Public

The release of Nnamdi Kanu is widely supported by the public, both nationally and internationally.

Some individuals believe that by releasing him, the government will be able to address public grievances and show that it listens to the concerns of the people, which could increase the public’s perception of its legitimacy and credibility.

Kanu has been pursuing legal action to restore his release, but a new lawsuit based on fundamental human rights that his legal team established against the Federal Government was dismissed by Federal High Court in Abuja Judge James Omotosho.

For alleged rights abuses, Kanu has filed lawsuits against the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Department of State Service, seeking ₦1 billion in damages.

While he was being held to prepare for his criminal defense, the leader of IPOB complained that the DSS and its director general had violated his right to a fair trial by barring his counsel from meeting with him without interference.

Justice Omotosho ruled during his ruling that Kanu had not shown sufficient proof to support his accusations, that the head of the IPOB had been obstructed in his communications with his attorneys,

that he had been refused unrestricted access to them, and that DSS personnel had His right to a fair trial was violated when someone listened in on his talks with his attorneys.

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