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Abaribe Granted bail After Five Days in DSS Custody



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After five days in Department of State Security Service (DSS) custody, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe has been granted an administrative bail.

In a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, Mr Uche Awom, the media advicer to the senator made this known.

The Senator, who is also the Chairman of the South East Senators Forum was released about 6.32 p.m.

“Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe walked to freedom after five days in the DSS gulag.

“Abaribe who was granted administrative bail was released to his lawyers led by Chukwuma Machukwu Ume (SAN).

“Speaking at the premises of the DSS facility in Abuja, Ume thanked Nigerians for standing up against the wrongs done to Nigerian democracy with the arrest of Sen. Abaribe,” he said.

Awom quoted Ume as saying “the collective calls and demand for his release have shown the great spirit of Nigerians for justice.”

Naija News recalled that the DSS arrested the senator on Tuesday June 22 in Abuja. However, the reason for his arrest was not known.

The lawmaker was surety to leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, who is reportedly at large.



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