The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has warned the Department of State Service (DSS) against depriving the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu access to medical care.
Counsel to Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor had raised the alarm on the alleged deteriorating health of his client saying he was diagnosed with gastrointestinal disorder.
He alleged that the DSS refused to grant Kanu permission to see his medical doctors.
Reacting, COSEYL in a statement by its President General, Goodluck Ibem, said it was worried that the DSS would disobey a court order that earlier permitted Nnamdi Kanu to freely access his medical doctor for treatment.
The statement reads partly, “If the DSS has no regard and respect for court orders, from where did they derive their powers to detain him? Are they trying to tell Nigerians that they are detaining Kanu without the order of the court?
“We are asking these pertinent questions because the actions of DSS to disobey court orders goes a long way to tell us that they are detaining Nnamdi Kanu on their own.
“The DSS has no right or powers to determine which court order to obey and the ones not to obey. They are mandated by law to obey all court orders”.