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APC candidate calls for release of campaign DG from custody

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial candidate for Taraba South Danjuma Usman, has called for the release of the Director-General of his campaign council from police detention.

Mr Usman who is currently representing, Wukari/Ibi Federal constituency of Taraba State made the call during a news briefing at the National Assembly complex in Abuja.

He said the DG of his campaign council was arrested on the allegation that he was inciting the public while speaking to the people over the removal of his banner.

The lawmaker however said that he would use all legal means to free the DG, adding that the country is in a democracy and would ensure that illegal arrest and detention did not stand

According to him the court is demanding for N50 million and four permanent Secretaries in the state as a bail condition.

Reporting by Ibrahim Shehu; Editing by Muzha Kucha