Nigerian Police Release Bayelsa Governorship Candidate, Opuama, After 26-day In Illegal Detention

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The candidate of the Liberation Movement in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Mr Vijah Opuama, has been released after 26 days in police custody. His release was sequel to an order by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court. Justice Taiwo had in a judgment on the bail application filed by his lawyer, Mr Mike Odey, held that the governorship candidate was unlawfully detained by the police. The judge ordered the police not to detain the applicant in respect of the case, saying he should only visit the police twice a…
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