Please release the detained Igbo traders in Ekiti - MASSOB begs Ayo Fayose
MASSOB, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra in a new statement issued by its National Director of Information, Samuel Edeson has pleaded with Ayodele Fayose, Governor of Ekiti State, to release the Igbo traders who have been allegedly detained since December, 2016.
The group claimed that the detained men had not been arraigned in any court since they were detained saying all effort to secure the men’s release has proved abortive.
It gave some of the names of the detainees as: David Reuben, Onyemechi Nwanneka, Christopher Godwin, David Chukwu, Sunday Agbo, Sunday Mgbiri, Chisoba Obiekwe and Nwobodo James.
The statement partly reads, 'we want to bring to the attention of his Excellency, Governor Fayose of Ekiti State about the unlawful arrest and detention of some Igbo traders doing their legitimate businesses around Post Office, Ado Ekiti since Dec, 2016 by the agents of the state government task force. MASSOB is worried that since last year December, they have not been arraigned before any court or allowed medical attention. Every efforts to secure their release are being frustrated by Ekiti state security agents. These men are breadwinners of their respective families'.