November 29, 2022



Ogun: I didn’t order blogger’s detention – Abiodun

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has refuted media report that he ordered the arrest and detention of a blogger, Ahmed Olamilekan, over a purported publication in opposition to his individual.

A nationwide each day (not Blueprint) had reported that Olamilekan, in accordance with his lawyer, had spent 100 days within the custody of the Correctional Service, on the behest of the governor.

However in a press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, the arrest and detention of the blogger has nothing to do with Governor Abiodun.

The assertion expressed dismay on the publication of the report which it described as “unfaithful and a deliberate try to shade the governor in dangerous mild”.

Somorin mentioned Governor Abiodun holds human rights and the rule of regulation in excessive esteem, including the governor is not going to at any time act above the regulation.

He added that the matter is already earlier than the court docket of regulation, stating that the governor, who has a powerful perception within the idea of separation of energy, won’t ever hinder or affect the judiciary course of.

Somorin, within the assertion, urged the folks to dismiss the allegation of the blogger’s lawyer as reported within the nationwide newspaper, stressing that “It’s strictly a matter between the defendant, safety businesses and the court docket,” the assertion mentioned.

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