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Release Ikenga Imo: Cnpp Tells Dss

Source: thewillnigeria.com
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 (THEWILL) – The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has demanded for the immediate release of the President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere who was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS).

The demand was made in a statement signed by CNPP's Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu on Tuesday, cautioning the State security agencies on illegal arrest and detention of law abiding citizens who have contrary view on any issue concerning the government of the day.

“We demand for the immediate release of President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere who has been arrested by the Department of State services (DSS),” the statement read.

“According to information available to us, Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere was illegally arrested and detained by the DSS for initiating contempt proceedings against Minister of Youths & Sports Solomon Dalung and for demanding for a fair trial for Senate President Bukola Saraki.

“Citizens of Nigeria must be allowed to hold opinion in line with the laws of the land. We therefore demand the immediate and unconditional release of the Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere.”

Story by David Oputah