Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Police Arrest Oby Ezekwesili, BBOG Convener

Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister and convener of the BringBackOurGirls group, has announced her arrest on Twitter. According to her she is been detained at the police command in Abuja alongside some of her group members demanding the APC-led Government to Bring Back abducted Chibok girls. According to her, they were at Unity Fountain this morning protesting the delay in Bringing back the girls when police officers surrounded her and refused to let her go. Her tweets after the cut...

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP have however released a statement via its Twitter page, demanding the immediate release of those arrested.

SERAP tweeted, “The reported false imprisonment & detention of @obyezeks & members of @BBOG_Nigeria makes a mockery of @MBuhari’s claim that this govt is one of change that is governed by d rule of law. The authorities should immediately release them & allow them to freely exercise their rights.”