BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu Sacks Legal Team, Engages New Lawyers, Name of Attorneys’ Leader Disclosed

FCT, Abuja – The embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, has altered his legal team.

As reported by The Nationon Monday morning, February 26, the prosecuting team also tweaked its squad.

The FG is prosecuting Nnamdi Kanu over his controversial activities with IPOB. Photo credit: Stefan HeunisSource: Getty ImagesWhile the prosecuting team is being led by Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), replacing David Kaswe, the defence team is now being led by P. A. M. Ejiofor, who replaced Mike Ozekhome (SAN).

Kanu, who is being held in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja, the Nigerian capital city, was brought to court on Monday morning, February 26, according toThe Nation. This is preparatory to the commencement of proceedings at the federal high court.

While firm security arrangements were in place within and around the court premises, there was a large presence of lawyers, some people dressed like Igbo traditional rulers, family members of the defendant and other supporters.