Inibehe Effiong regains freedom after 30-day incarceration

Written by 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”.


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