By Emma Amaize
Former Minister of State for Training, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has not been arrested by the police, his Media Assistant, Mr Sylvester Omonigho, has disclosed.
Omonigho, in a press release, describing the purported arrest as “one other childish lie,” mentioned: “The eye of the Gbagi Media Workplace was immediately, Friday twenty fifth, 2020 drawn to pretend information circulating throughout numerous social media platforms on the purported arrest of Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi by the police.”
“We want to categorically state that the previous Minister of State for Training shouldn’t be below detention by the police as claimed by the peddlers of such pretend information.
“The spurious claims of molestation and blackmail in opposition to Gbagi, sadly brings to the fore the hazards related to hate speech and the usage of social media platforms by mischievous parts for the belief of devious ends.
“We additionally want to state that the unhappy actuality surrounding wrongful accusations levelled in opposition to the previous minister indicators the hazards looming forward, not for leaders within the nation alone, however anybody who turns into a goal of these whose enterprise is the enterprise of blackmail and character assassination.
“To this finish, we, due to this fact, name on the Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to instantly wade into the matter by commencing an investigation, in order to place a leash on all these behind the protests and ceaseless blackmail, who clearly are bent on plunging the state into spherical of disaster simply to fulfill their egocentric political ambitions.
“On the acceptable time, authorized motion can be pursued to as soon as and for all show the innocence of Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi and to redeem his picture,” Omonigho added.