ODUNEWS had earlier reported that some south east leaders on Friday pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to release Kanu from jail.
The Igbo leaders made the plea in an address during a meeting with Buhari at the Executive Council Chambers, New Government House Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.
Chairman of South-East Traditional Rulers Council, Eze Charles Mkpuma, read the address.
ODUNEWS had reported that Buhari on Thursday commenced a two-day working visit to Ebonyi with the inauguration of projects at King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu.
The president’s aircraft landed at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu at about 10. a.m. on Wednesday.