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Arrested Edo APC Vice Chairman, Jarret Tenebe Regains Freedom


The Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Vice Chairman, Emperor Jarret Tenebe who was arrested by the police in the state has been released.

Naija News understands that Tenebe was reported to have been released by the State Commissioner of Police around 10:30 am on Thursday 16th, March.

Confirming his freedom, the Edo State Treasurer of the APC, Ahmed Ekekhide Mahmud in a brief statement said Tenebe, who was arrested on the order of the state deputy governor Philip Shaibu was released in the early hours of Thursday.

He said, “APC Deputy State Chairman Emperor Jarret Tenebe, who was arrested early hour this morning by Edo State deputy Governor Comrade Philip Shaibu, has just be released around 10:30 am today 16th March 2023 by the State Commissioner of police.”

Edo APC Deputy Chairman Arrested Two Days To Election

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force had reportedly arrested the state Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Jarret Tenebe.

It was alleged that the politician was arrested on the orders of the deputy governor of Edo State, Hon Philip Shaibu. Naija News reports the development is happening less than 48 hours before the Edo State House of Assembly election.

According to Tribune, Tenebe was arrested in his Ikabigbo home town, Etsako West local government area, for some reasons yet to be made public.

It was learnt that the Edo APC Vice Chairman, a popular mobilizer for the APC and strong loyalist of the former state governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, had allegedly, in a recent video, accused the deputy governor of sundry issues.

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In a Tuesday press conference in Benin City, the APC alleged that the state government planned to rig Saturday’s election, using thugs in various disguises.

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