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Alleged $10m bribe: CUPP’s Ugochinyere might die of COVID-19 – CNPP cries out

The Convention of Nigeria Political Events (CNPP) has expressed the fears that Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the Spokesman for the Coalition of United Political Events, CUPP, won’t pop out alive from police detention.

Ugochinyere was once arrested at the alleged orders of the Speaker of the Space of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

He was once arrested at his place of abode in Abuja in reference to the allegation of bribery made in opposition to the Space of Representatives and the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila.

His workforce of legal professionals had previous claimed that the CUPP Spokesman was once manhandled whilst being arrested by way of the police

He was once arrested in spite of a Federal Prime Court docket in Abuja, on June 4, restraining the police and the Division of State Services and products, DSS, from arresting the opposition birthday party’s Spokesman.

CNPP, an umbrella frame of all registered political events and political associations in Nigeria, made the declare in a remark to DAILY POST on Sunday by way of its Secretary Common, Leader Willy Ezugwu.

The umbrella of registered political events additionally cried out that there’s a neatly concept out plan to take Nigeria again to the times of fail to remember for the rule of thumb of legislation and stifle the voice of the opposition forward of the 2023 common election.

CNPP additional alleged plots by way of the ones it described as ‘anti-opposition components, to contaminate the CUPP’s Spokesman with the feared COVID-19 by way of protecting him in detention along with those that have the virus.

“This changed into obtrusive on the weekend when the police got here up with an administrative bail possibility, not easy as a part of the bail phrases, a Everlasting Secretary, who owns a landed belongings within the Federal capital Territory (FCT),” CNPP added.

“How the heck can an opposition spokesman get a Everlasting Secretary, who was once appointed by way of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) govt, to signal a bail bond?

“Is it now not much more of an unimaginable process when the instigator of the arrest of Mr. Ikenga, the Speaker of the Space of Reps, is serving the APC passion within the Nationwide Meeting? This can be a calculated try to stay Ikenga in custody so long as conceivable.

“Our primary fears at the present time is that Mr. Ikenga won’t pop out of police detention alive. Our findings display that now not handiest that Mr. Ikenga is stored in a crowded mobile of about 40 other folks, other folks arrested for contravening the COVID-19 protocols and curfew have endured to be added to the mobile.

“This can be a part of a plot to make certain that Mr. Ikenga does now not go away the police custody alive. It’s unexpected that at a time the Police government are anticipated to decongest detention amenities national because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the opposite is the case,” CNPP stated.

It referred to as on all voters of excellent moral sense to notice that the lifetime of the CUPP’s Exposure Secretary is at risk and that the police government must be held accountable if he assessments certain for COVID-19 after 14 days of his free up.

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