The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has again demanded the release of its detained spokesman, OLISA METUH.
The party alleged that he is “inhumanly kept in an underground” cell by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The PDP said the continued detention of its spokesman by the EFCC without a charge clearly showed the dictatorial character of the President MUHAMMADU BUHARI-led federal government.
In a statement signed by VICTOR KWON, its National Legal Adviser, the party said that “relying on a purported ‘holding charge’ said to have been derived from a magistrate to detain METUH beyond the statutory period allowed by the law is in total violation of the constitution and extant corresponding rulings by several trial and appellate courts in the country”.
The party therefore called the attention of Nigerians and the international community to what it called illegal clamp-down on the opposition spokesman by the anti-graft agency.