President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not intervene to secure the release of Nnamdi Kanu because that would be interfering with the judiciary.
Mr. Buhari said this in an interview with Channels Television, aired on Wednesday. Mr. Kanu, a separatist leader, is currently being prosecuted for treason offenses.
Some leaders of the Southeast had met with President Buhari and appealed to him to release Mr Kanu as part of efforts to ensure peace in the region.
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