The Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday afternoon said it would issue a statement on the arrest of Former minister of Education and popular activist Oby Ezekwesili.
The FCT police public relations officer, Anjuguri Menzah confirmed to BusinessDay exclusively at about 2:50pm that a statement would be issued to that effect later in the day.
There has been reports that the Ezekwesili has been arrested and detained without charges in some section of the Media already,but the Police are yet issue a statement to that effect as of time of filing this report.
Ezekwesili who is a convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) confirmed on her Twitter handle@obyezeks that she alongside some of her BBOG members have been detained unlawfully by the police.
A message from her Tweeter account reads: “The FG of President .@MBuhari instructed the IG of @PoliceNG to DETAIN ME AND OTHER MEMBERS of @BBOG_Nigeria here at the Unity Fountain. Police men and women have BUILT AN IMPREGNABLE WALL and LOCKED ME IN. I have asked them more than 30 times to LET ME OUT and they REFUSED.
“President @MBuhari The police officers deployed by IG of .@PoliceNG is VIOLATING my FREEDOM of MOVEMENT by LOCKING ME IN in broad day light at the Unity Fountain. THIS IS A DEMOCRACY. Officer Tina Ishaya just again REFUSED TO LET ME OUT OF THEIR WALL.
Stella Enenche, Abuja