The All Progressives Congress, APC, Enugu Condition chapter, on Saturday, accused Nigeria’s Overseas Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama of working with his place to oppress members of the occasion in the State.
This is subsequent the arrest of a chieftain of the APC in the State, Nwanjoku James Okugo in excess of his alleged social media remark on Onyeama with regards to coronavirus.
He was stated to have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-Basic of Law enforcement Intelligence Unit.
Okugo, who is the Youth Leader of the APC in Enugu West Senatorial Zone, was whisked absent from his father’s palace in Oduma, Aninri Neighborhood Govt Place, on Friday.
In his reaction, the APC Chairman in Enugu, Dr Ben Nwoye, condemned the arrest of the APC youth chief, describing the improvement as very unfortunate.
Nwoye, who spoke to journalists, claimed that the Minister was working with his place of work to harass and intimidate the occasion associates in the state and puzzled why these types of a civil issue could direct to the ongoing detention of the party Chieftain with no bail.
He even more expressed regrets that “even when the party’s legal adviser, Benjamin Nembe and other legal professionals appealed to the police to make it possible for them consider the celebration Chieftain on bail, the police refused, insisting that they were acting on orders from higher than.”
Nwoye said that the alleged Commando type of arresting Nwanjoku was negative.
He called on the Inspector Typical of Police to wade into the issue as the ongoing detention of the party Chieftain with out charging him to courtroom amounted to a breach of his essential human legal rights.
He stated, “it is unfortunate that the Minister who should to be utilizing his placement to greater the fortunes of the bash, chose to generally produce unnecessary complications for the party in the state.”
Also talking, the APC legal adviser, who also spoke to journalists, stated all frantic initiatives designed to get the suspect on bail proved abortive.
“The worst is that the law enforcement refused me, Nwanjoku’s wife and other members of the household obtain to him,” he lamented.