December 25, 2022
Aloy Ejimakor, counsel for Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday said his client needed heart surgery for a valve replacement.
He urged the Federal Government to release the detained agitator so he can get medical attention.
Ejimakor tweeted a medical advice from Pink Rose Hospital Limited dated August 23, 2022 stating that Kanu has heart-related issue it described as life-threatening.
“The patient requires urgent surgical (internal heart surgery) intervention for tricuspid valve (heart valve) replacement,” the medical advice reads in part.
Ejimakor said: “For avoidance of any doubt, Nigerian government knew since August 2022 that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu requires surgery.