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PDP lawmakers give 48 hours ultimatum for Metuh's release

12 January 2016, 18:54

Abuja - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has slammed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the continued detention of the party’s National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh., reports Daily Trust.

The caucus said the continued detention of Metuh was a breach of the rule of law.

Also read: PDP accuses EFCC of plotting to poison Metuh

Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the PDP legislators led by their leader Leo Ogor demanded for the immediate release of Metuh.

The PDP lawmakers urged the EFCC to either release him on administrative bail within the next 48 hours or take him to a competent court of law.

They noted that if Metuh was not released after the expiration of their ultimatum, they will be left with no option than to follow all democratic processes on the matter, including going international if need be.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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