On December 14, the court had ruled that criminal trial against Kanu and three others – Benjamin Nwabugwu, David Nwawuisi and Chidibere Onwudiwe – commence today, January 10.
Justice Binta Nyako in her ruling said the witnesses that will be brought in by the Department of State Security to testify against the defendants will be protected.
See pictures of the wall of fabric used to conceal the identity of witnesses in the Kanu case below:
Nyako had said: “The counsels and the defendants will see the witnesses. The witnesses will have special entrances to and outside the court.”