The British High Commission on Wednesday promise to meet with the Nigerian Government over the rearrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
A spokesperson of the British High Commission, Dean Hurlock, in a message forwarded to TheCable noted that commission is “in the process of seeking clarification” from the federal government over Kanu’s rearrest.
“The British High Commission in Abuja is currently in the process of seeking clarification from the Nigerian government about the circumstances of the arrest,” he said.
He added that the UK “would expect any trial or legal proceedings to follow due process” as Kanu’s prosecution resumes.
Kanu who is also a British citizen was arrested and extradited to Nigeria on Sunday.
The IPOB leader was extradited to continue his trial before the Justice Binta Nyako-led Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
The IPOB leader is facing trial for committing treason.