An Abuja Federal High Court has granted bail to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N300 million with three sureties in like sum, on health grounds.
Justice Binta Nyako ruled that one of the sureties must be a senior and highly recognised Nigerian of Igbo descent, the second surety must be a highly recognised believer in Judaism, while the third must be resident with landed property in Abuja.
They are also expected to deposit their international passport with the court, while Kanu was specifically barred from granting any interview, not to be in crowd exceeding 10 people. He was also barred from holding rallies till conclusion of the trial.
The court also held that his health report should be made available to the court monthly.
Trial was adjourned till July 11 and 12, 2017 for commencement.
Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose was also in court in solidarity for the IPOB leader.