Arrest Oshiomhole Now – Edo Group Writes IGP
An Edo group, The Reformed Oghomwan Mandate Group (ROMG) has asked the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu to arrest the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole
ROMG in a letter signed by the Director, History, Statistics and Strategy Wing, George Osagie Osaghae Esq, on Friday the group said Oshiomhole has declared a native war on Edo State government.
“Arising from an emergency meeting on the dangerous level of political traction in Edo State which has the full weight of Adams Oshiomhole; at a time His Royal Majesty – Oba Ewuare II (Ogidigan), the Oba of Benin has rolled out plans for the annual Igue festival, the Reformed Oghomwan Mandate Group do here and now petition the Inspector General of Police to order the immediate and unconditional arrest of Adams Oshiomhole – for his involvement in the pre-APC rally mayhem which led to bloodletting in Benin City despite the IGP’s order of suspension of the rally. ” Oghomwan Mandate Group said.
The group added “Unless Adams Oshiomhole is bigger than the Nigeria Police act – which clearly empower your office to arrest and prosecute anyone in breach of public peace order, the suspended National Chairman of APC is expected to be arrested immediately and unconditionally for his unbridled daylight terrorism of
“As a frontline sociocultural entity of Edo South Senatorial District people, it falls squarely within our mandate to raise this formal petition and it is backed by five annexures bothering on
It could be recalled that the former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2016 defected to the All Progressives Congress and the rally organized to receive him generated outrage as the APC faction loyal to the governor, Godwin Obaseki accused the Pastor of breaking the procedure for joining the party.
While the IGP withdrew consent for the rally, Edo STate government issued a general notice to house-owners on the consequences of allowing the rally to hold in school compounds and private residence.
The National Chairman remained at his residence. While some claimed he was under house arrest, Oshiomhole alleged he chose not to attend to avoid aggravating the situation.