Ex-detainees Donate N1million To Renovate Police Cell After Leaving Detention

 Ex-detainees Donate N1million To Renovate Police Cell After
Leaving Detention 

A week after his release from detention, Okorie Onyekachi
Daniel, a former aide of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, and his friend,
have announced N1 million contract for the renovation of the State Criminal
Investigation Department (SCID) cell where he was detained.

Okorie said in a post on his Facebook page that the sum
would be spent on tiling the floor and repainting the walls of the cell in

He identified his friend as Uka Franklin Chikaodili, who was
invited along with him by the police.

He said he was first held at the SCID cell for three days
before he was moved to the Nigeria Correctional Centre in Afikpo, Afikpo North
Local Government, where he spent 11 days.

According to The Nation, he was detained for allegedly
“defaming the wife of a serving commissioner and criticising the state

In the post titled ‘The joy ahead is greater than the little
afflictions we see today,’ Okorie said he would sponsor a monthly football
league for the inmates between June and December “with cash rewards per month.”

He wrote on his Facebook page the police told him his arrest
and detention followed “orders from above”.


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