- Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was at the Federal High Court on Wednesday, October 17
- The former minister was at the court in solidarity to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra
- He was dressed in an Igbo traditional attire gifted to him by the IPOB leader
The former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, October 17.
Fani-Kayode appeared in court alongside Osita Chidoka, another former minister and flag bearer of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the forthcoming Anambra state governorship election.
Both men were dressed in a traditional Igbo attire popularly known as 'Isi agu'.
Fani-Kayode also adorned his dressing with a red cap and other accessories - usually made from elephant's ivory tusk.
NAIJ.com gathered that Fani-Kayode's attire, including the accessories were a gift from the leader of the IPOB.
A source within Fani-Kayode's camp told NAIJ.com that the former minister decided to wear the gift from Kanu as a sign of solidarity with the IPOB leader.
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NAIJ.com earlier reported that the IPOB leader was absent in court upon the resumption of his trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
Kanu's lawyer had also told the court that he cannot confirm whether his client is "dead or alive" since a military invasion at his residence in Afara Ukwu, Umuahia.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor notified the court of a suit filed before it against the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, to produce Kanu in court.
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