Inibehe Effiong regains freedom after 30-day incarceration
Written by City Radio on August 26, 2022
Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong has been released from prison.
The lawyer, who was sentenced to one-month imprisonment, regained freedom from the Uyo prison on Friday morning.
The Akwa Ibom Chief Judge Ekaette Obot sentenced Effiong to 30-day imprisonment on 27 July, for alleged contempt of court.
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, confirmed Effiong’s release.
Effiong, in a live video after his release, was seen walking with supporters chanting “Freedom cometh by struggle”.