Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has issued an urgent and important warning, ahead of his trial on Thursday.
Kanu warned that none of his lawyers should be harassed and threatened by those claiming to be his followers.
The separatist vowed never to forgive anybody who harasses or threatens his lawyers.
He issued the warning during his routine meeting with his counsels at the Department of State Services, DSS, headquarters in Abuja.
A statement by his lead counsel, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said Kanu also called for fasting and prayers ahead of Thursday.
The statement reads: “He requested that the fasting, supplications, and prayers should continue, as he noted that they are strongly impacting positively.
In the interim, it is necessary to pass the following urgent and important messages, which are: Onyendu made it categorically clear that none of his lawyers should be harassed, threatened or accused by anybody claiming to be his supporter or follower, regardless of the person’s tie with him. He was very particular about those who find it convenient to insult his Attorneys vide their live social media platforms.
“Our Client Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu emphasized that he trusts his lawyers and continues to have high confidence in them.
That anybody engaged in such harassment, threats and unfounded accusations directed against his lawyers, is definitely working against him, and that he shall never forgive such person(s) and shall eternally see such person(s) as his enemy.
“That any such threats, harassment and false accusations against any of his lawyers should seize forthwith.”