Peter Obi denies arresting, detaining El-Rufai

Written by on October 18, 2022

Obi has denied claims that he arrested and detained Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state in Anambra state while he was governor of the state.

Recall that El-Rufai had claimed that Obi, arrested him in Anambra state when he (Obi) was governor in 2013.

El-Rufai, who made this disclosure at an interactive session of Arewa Joint Committee in Kaduna on Monday, stated that Obi arrested and detained him for 48 hours.

According to El-Rufai, Obi was seeking a second term in office on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) at the time.

El-Rufai stated that he (El-Rufai) visited Anambra to monitor the state’s governorship bye-election at the time.

El-Rufai said he had all the security architecture at his disposal now that the Labour Party candidate was coming into his domain.

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