Peter Okhiria the chief press secretary to the Edo State governor is inline with his Boss Adams Oshiomole on Oliseh Metu's detention. He took time to remind the public of the presidents statement which says : ''This is not President Buhari’s fight, and you know he had reminded us that if we don’t kill corruption, it will kill us. Now corruption is fighting back.”
Okhiria went on to say, “I want to appeal to the media to join President Buhari in fighting the anti-corruption war because if we don’t, and we allow these people to harass the president to silence, all of us are in trouble.
''I have been to the police station several times and I see young men who rob, in handcuffs; they are paraded and made to seat on the floor. Why should certain set of criminals be treated as if they are not suspected criminals and serious crimes...
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole former labor leader, turned politician who 2012 was elected for a second term as the Governor of Edo State in Nigeria on the platform of the Action Congress, is in support of Olisa Metuh's handcuffs.
There have been different reactions to national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party's appearance in court in handcuffs, with the opposition party accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of attempting to break the spirit of PDP through such measure.
During a meeting held yesterday Tuesday with the new council of the Edo state chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in Benin, the governor said there was nothing wrong with restraining Metuh.
He said ,“If those accused of lesser crimes are handcuffed and paraded by the police and get no sympathy from the public, Mr. Oliseh Metuh and others, accused of diverting huge public funds, should not have sympathy”.
Peter Okhiria, his spokesman quoted him as saying. “I...