The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Sen Ahmed Makarfi, yesterday described the arrest and detention of the wife of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Precious Chikwendu and his son by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, as a new low for the federal government.
The party further said it has advised the family to approach the courts and enforce their legal rights in this matter.
A statement by PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, “Condemn in its entirety, the arrest and detention of Precious Chikwendu, wife of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, former Spokesperson of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PDP-PCO) on October 17, 2016 by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
“She was arrested along with her 8 months old son, Aragorn, and would have been detained but for the timely intervention of Governor Ayo Fayose. “This action represents a new low in the federal government’s resolve to harass and persecute real and perceived enemies of the Buhari Administration.”