Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lead counsel for Nnamdi Kanu and the Prohibited Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), said after the outcry from separatists who greeted “the despicable manner” in which the lawyers were treated by the Department of State Services (DSS) in the In recent weeks, the secret police have “made a circle face”.
Ejiofor made the announcement Thursday night while providing updates on his routine visits to Kanu, the detained IPOB leader. He seems pleased that the DSS has made a change in policy and is no longer mistreating them as he has repeatedly accused them of in recent weeks.
UPDATE ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2021, VISIT TO OUR CUSTOMER- ONYENDU MAZI NNAMDI KANU.
I visited our tireless client Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in the company of his younger brother Prince Emmanuel Kanu (Fine Boy), apparently in accordance with the guidelines for our routine visits.1/6
— bar ifeanyi ejiofor (@EjioforBar) September 9, 2021
In a thread of seven tweets, he wrote on his well-known handle: “I visited our tireless client-Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in the company of his younger brother-Prince Emmanuel Kanu (Fine Boy), in clear accordance with the guidelines for our routine visits .
“Our client, Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has always been in a good mood and his beliefs have remained unwavering.
“We had far-reaching discussions pertaining to our professional services, and family issues, all of which were addressed.
He is amazed and impressed by the determination of his millions of supporters and lovers of freedom. Indeed, he lacks words to convey the depth of his gratitude and appreciation to all of you.
“I am pleased to inform millions of our supporters, benefactors and Umuchineke that following the outrage at the despicable manner in which we have been treated during these routine visits in recent weeks, State Security officials have made a U-turn.
We cannot hesitate to warn the world if there is a further change in their methodology every day.
“Our client, Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was very impressed with the level of progress made so far by the legal team expertly led by my humble self and other people in good conscience.
“Other details that may further interest you will remain private as it has been agreed that details of our legal strategy will remain private. Be assured that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Never lack of focus, but intensify your prayers for our dear client- Client- Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and all of us in the legal team. Always forward and never backward.
“Until the victory is achieved. We are winning.
“Thank you all and stay blessed, Umuchineke.”