The leadership of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has condemned the unlawful arrest and detention of a loyalist to former governor Timipre Sylva, Barr. jonah Okah.describing the arrest as a proof of the level of intimidation melted on the oppostion party members in the state.
The APC, in a statement issued yesterday via email and signed by the Party Publicity Secetary, Hon. Panebi Fortune,called on the federal government to investigate this impunity and total breach of human right to association melted on a citizen of the country,” the arrested lawyer has freedom to criticise and air his view about any government in a democratic setting.”
“The threat and unwarranted arrest by the Dickson led administration in the state might lead to anarchy, adding that the security operatives are suppose to protect its citizen and not intimidate them through political orders. The party condemned strongly the police arrest of innocent Bayelsans on daily basic constructively criticizing goverment for better governance, describing the gestapo action of the police as unconstitutional, uncivil and an abuse on infringement of his fundamental right. “