Nnamdi Kanu has arrived the court premises for the initiation of his mystery trial in the midst of overwhelming security.
Kanu was transported to court in an encased Hilux van while an open Hilux with jail officers took after nearly.
In the mean time, Nigerian writers have been kept from getting access into the court premises to cover the trial of Nnamdi Kanu.
Columnists close out of Nnamdi Kanu’s mystery trial
A portion of the columnists who landed at the court premises told NAIJ.com that they were at the setting as ahead of schedule as 7.30 am.
“We have been here since 7.30 am and they said we can not go in there unless we have the Federal High Court label,” Abraham Achida, a photojournalist said.
At the point when emmodaily asked from the security officer (wearing mufti), he said the Federal High Court labels were required by every one of the individuals who might need to obtain entrance into the court today.
In the interim, columnists said for more than two years they have connected for the labels with no move made by the court on the matter.
“I have connected three circumstances since 2015, no activity on the press card and now they need to rebuff us for their laxity,” another writer said.
Be that as it may, in opposition to the case by the security agent, NAIJ.com watched a few people and even columnists without the said labels were permitted in court.
At the point when inquired as to why chose people were permitted entrance while others were being denied, he however gave no pertinent motivation behind why a few people without labels were permitted and others denied get to.
Kanu is confronting trial for treasonable lawful offense, botch of an unlawful society and covering of products in a compartment.
He is confronting charges close by three others before Justice Binta Nyako who had in December decided that Department of State Security witnesses affirm against the litigants be ensured.