Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, is currently at the Federal High Court, Abuja in solidarity with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.
The governor’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, disclosed this via a post on Facebook.
“Governor Fayose in court in solidarity with IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu whose trial comes up today before Justice Nyako,” he wrote.
Kanu and three other members of the IPOB were charge by the federal government with crimes bordering on treason.
The trial judge, Binta Nyako, had earlier struck out six of the eleven charges against the defendants, ruling that the prosecution had not tendered any evidence to establish the allegations.
Tuesday’s hearing is to determine application of bail by the accused persons.
Kanu has remained in custody since October 2015 when he was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on his return from the United Kingdom.
He is the owner of Radio Biafra based in the UK from where secessionist messages were relayed to the rest of the world.