After Thursday Appeal Court verdict, the Federal Government through the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation gave an indication that it will approach the Supreme Court to challenge the judgement of the Court of Appeal, which quashed the terrorism charge that it levelled against Nnamdi Kanu, IPoB Leader.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has stated that Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was not acquitted by the Court of Appeal.
According to him, the appellate court only decided a single issue bordering on rendition.
He stated that Kanu has additional pre-rendition cases to answer. Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Malami’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, issued the clarifications. The statement said: “The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has received the news of the decision of the Court of Appeal concerning the trial of Nnamdi Kanu.
For the avoidance of doubt and by the verdict of the court, Kanu was only discharged and not acquitted.
“Consequently, the appropriate legal options before the authorities will be exploited and communicated accordingly to the public. “The decision handed down by the Court of Appeal was on a single issue that borders on rendition.