Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja
The Nigeria Immigration Service has held on to the passport of #EndSARS promoter, Modupe Odele, for the fifth straight day and has refused to reveal causes for seizing the passport.
Odele, who offered authorized help to protesters who have been unjustly arrested by the authorities, was stopped on the Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport, Lagos, on Sunday on her method to the Maldives by way of Dubai.
On Thursday, she tweeted, “At the moment is the fifth day that my passport continues to be being held after it was seized on the Lagos worldwide airport. If there’s no no-fly listing, that’s okay however why has my passport not been launched but?
“Holding on to my passport with out giving me any purpose for it’s a breach of my constitutional proper. I’ve not been knowledgeable of any investigation in opposition to me, I’m not operating. I’m right here. Examine. Ask me questions however don’t proceed to carry on to my passport for no purpose.
“November 1, I used to be stopped and my passport was taken some minutes earlier than boarding this flight. No purpose was given, aside from ‘you might be below investigation’ at present is November 5, I nonetheless don’t have my passport again neither have I been informed what the investigation is about.”
“I nonetheless haven’t been briefed on the matter and I’ve no data on it,” James stated
The federal government appears to have clamped down on notable individuals who took half within the #EndSARS protest which rocked the nation.
Financial institution accounts of individuals who dealt with a few of the funds raised by the protesters, have been frozen by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria.