Kanu and three others are on trial for “treason”.
Justice Binta Murtala Nyako will on April 6 hear the application seeking variation on the earlier ruling on protection of witnesses in the matter through the use of screen or mask.
Justice Nyako told the defendants that despite their applications, she would not change her mind on the protection of witnesses, as long as they remain with security operatives.
According to her, their participation in the case is part of their duties, as such she would not expose them because of future engagement.
The defendants, however, insisted that they would still bring their application on the grounds that her quashing of six of the earlier 11 charges, has made the case a fresh one.
Edited from the Nation