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Just In: Police Arrest Labour Party’s Committee Chairman

Just In: Police Arrest Labour Party's Committee Chairman | Daily Report Nigeria

The chairman of one of Labour Party’s Sub-Committee has been arrested.

The man, Dr. Chigbo Okoli, who is the chairman on Registration and Revalidation of its National Transition Committee is known among his colleagues as “a peaceful and law-abiding citizen of Nigeria that has neither been arrested nor accused of committing a crime”


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Confirming the arrest in a statement, the Chairman and Secretary of the NTC Abdulwahed Omar and Nnawuihe Nwauwa demanded for his release, saying that following hia arrest, he has been held incommunicado.

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The statement said:

“On Tuesday, the 25th of June 2024, around 2pm, gun-wielding armed policemen swooped on Dr Okoli after he left the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Federal Capital Territory Command.

“They arrested him in a gestapo manner, without informing him of the offence he was suspected to have committed. Neither was he allowed to contact his lawyer nor any family member.”


They added that Okoli has been held, and no form of information was gotten from him, and he has also not been charged to court nor released on administrative bail.

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