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DSS Operatives Secures Supreme Court Ahead of Nnamdi Kanu Judgment

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Armed operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have descended upon the Supreme Court, fortifying its premises in anticipation of the much-awaited judgment in the case of Nnamdi Kanu, the influential leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

POLITICS NIGERIA has learned that strategic road closures leading to the court and the nearby Villa gate have been implemented by DSS personnel, allowing only those deemed “essential” to the proceedings to navigate through the security cordon.

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DSS Operatives In Position To Ensure Needed Security

A perplexing hurdle emerged for journalists carrying official Supreme Court tags, as they were initially turned away without explanation.

However, swift intervention by high-ranking court officials eventually paved the way for news media to gain access to the restricted area.

At the main entrance, an unmarked security vehicle acted as an impromptu checkpoint, subjecting journalists to meticulous scrutiny before granting them entry.

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The much-anticipated judgment, which holds immense significance, is under the purview of Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, leading a distinguished five-member panel overseeing the case.

As of now, Justice Kekere-Ekun is yet to arrive at the court, heightening the suspense surrounding the proceedings.

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The outcome of this judgment is poised to determine the fate of Nnamdi Kanu, who has been in custody since June 2021. The pivotal question looms large: will Kanu be released or remain detained?

As the eyes of the nation remain fixed on the Supreme Court, the gravity of the impending decision adds an extra layer of tension to an already charged atmosphere.

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