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Nnamdi Kanu Reveals English Premier League Football Club He Supports




The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has revealed he is a fan of English Premier League side, Liverpool.

Kanu, who is standing trial for treason, disclosed on Wednesday during his appearance in court.

Speaking to Kanu, Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, in Abuja, asked the pro-Biafra activist which football team he supports.

What is your team?” Justice Nyako asked.

Reacting, Kanu who stood up in the dock said: “My team is Liverpool even from the age of seven”.

Naija News gathered that these conversations started when Kanu’s lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, complained that the Department of State Services (DSS) had not been allowing him and other counsel enough time to meet with the IPOB leader.

The judge said she had already ordered that the DSS should give Kanu moderate treatment and care while in detention like food, clothing, medicare, etc.

Then Justice Nyako turned to Kanu and said despite her order for him to change his clothes, the IPOB leader continued to put on the same milk-colour designers wear.

The judge said though Kanu, on his own accord, keeps coming into the court with the same attire, she saw him in the media with other clothes.

The judge then jokingly said she was a Liverpool F.C. fan and asked Ozekhome if he was also a fan of a football club, which the lawyer answered in affirmative.

Nyako then asked Kanu if he was a fan of Chelsea Football Club going by the designer’s clothes he keeps wearing to court.

The judge then told the SSS legal director who was in court to always allow Mr Kanu to watch the matches of his favourite football club.

You must allow the defendant to watch the matches any day they are playing,” she said, adding that she was going to make an order to that effect.

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