DSS Arrests ex-Lagos PDP governorship aspirant, Gbadamosi

DSS Arrests ex-Lagos PDP governorship aspirant, Gbadamosi

The Department of State Security has arrested a governorship aspirant in Lagos state, Babatunde Gbadamosi.

Babatunde Gbadamosi, popularly referred to as BOG by members of the PDP, ran for the Lagos State gubernatorial ticket alongside five others in the Lagos PDP primary, and lost in the process that produced Olujimi Agbaje.

Read also: SEE PHOTOS AS FAYOSE ARRESTS CIVIL SERVANTS LATE TO WORK

His charges are not known presently but they are planning to fly him down to the DSS head office Abuja.

His arrest has been confirmed by Ekiti state governor’s aide, Lere Olayinka.

Also human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa in a statement described the arrest as arbitrary.

The statement reads, ” I was informed late on February 22, 2017, that operatives of the Department of State Security, DSS, have arrested one of the vocal critics of the Buhari administration, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi, and they have now whisked him to an unknown destination.

“Members of his family and his lawyers were all denied access to accompany him. Those who arrested him have so far not disclosed their identities or their ultimate destination.

“It is disheartening now that the DSS has become like a Gestapo organisation, now being deploy by the State to harass citizens and opponents of government. The Constitution has granted a right to personal liberty to every citizen, which right can only be breached upon reasonable suspicion that a criminal offence has been committed and if this is the case, the suspect must be released on bail, or charged to court within 24 hours of arrest, if it is not a capital offence.

“My concern now is that Mr. Gbadamosi is being denied access to his family, and his lawyers and he is being taken to an unknown destination.

“Accordingly, we will hold the government responsible for the welfare and state of health of Mr. Gbadamosi whilst he is in the custody of the DSS.”

Name
Email *


Related Articles

MTN, ORANGE, FINED $160M IN CAMEROON FOR EVADING TAX

The local units of mobile telecom companies, Orange and MTN in Cameroon, have been fined over $160 million for failing

Fidelity Bank appoints acting MD

The Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the appointment of the Executive Director, North, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal

Police took sides in Southern Kaduna killing, El-Rufai alleges

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufa’i, has accused the police of taking sides in the religious conflict rocking the state.


x

Related Posts

Olubadan's wives say they believe in Satguru Maharaj ji
Wives of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, have publicly expressed their faith in self-acclaimed Perfect Living Master, Satguru Maharaj...
Drunken FRSC men face discipline
The Federal Road Safety Corps say it has recalled its personnel, who are seen sleeping on duty after getting drunk in a picture that has gone vir...
Sanusi admits buying N142m bullet proof cars
The Kano Emirate Council on Monday says Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II inherited about N1.9bn from his predecessor, the late Alhaji Ado Abdullahi Bayer...
powered by RelatedPosts