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PDP spokesman, Nwoba remain in prison despite Gov Nwifuru’s order


The Spokesman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, Ebonyi State Chapter, Chika Nwoba remains to be languishing in Abakaliki Correctional Centre regardless of being granted bail.

DAILY POST experiences that Nwoba’s ordeal began in February when he accused the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Commerce and Business, Oguzor Offia-Nwali of embezzling the sum of N3 million meant for empowerment.

He was arrested in February following a petition by the Commissioner, Oguzor Offia-Nwali.

Oguzor Offia-Nwali alleged that Mr Nwoba had in a collection of posts on Fb defamed him, threatened his life and falsely accused him of fraud and diversion of state authorities’s funds meant for the empowerment of petty merchants within the state.

In the meantime, after two months of being in jail, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru, final Sunday throughout a church service requested Offia-Nwali to mood justice with mercy, and contemplate standing down the case he has with Chika Nwoba.

This was adopted by a bail software which was granted by a courtroom in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State Capital.

Nonetheless, DAILY POST gathered that regardless of the order by the Governor and the bail granted by the courtroom, Nwoba is but to be launched as of the time of submitting this report.

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