Nigeria—Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, filed a critical rights enforcement suit which has been fixed for judgment on 19th January 2022 by the High Court of Abia State.
However, The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has indicated boldness that the court will uphold the law.
According to Chief ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP’s spokesperson, the overriding importance of the case, called on Abia High Court, particularly, the judge handling the case, to be courageous and resist any external pressures.
Stressing that the magistrate must be firm and do justice while declaring the law as it is.
Further, the CUPP castigated all illegal actions against Nigerian citizens many of whom are in ‘illegal detention’, and called on the relevant agencies of the state to take necessary and urgent actions.
According to the CUPP, Nigerian citizens must be allowed the freedom to express
”This government has clearly restricted the space for Nigerians to exercise their freedom of speech.
“We are, however, hopeful that the judiciary will stand up at these times and be counted.
“We ask for no favors, we only demand that the law be declared as it is without bowing to any external influences,” he said.