Ondo State Police Command has called the coordinator of a youth group that organised a political rally in support of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, last week in Akure, Mr Bamise Akintomide for questioning.
Akintomide was alleged to have been arrested and detained by the police for organising the rally for the Vice President last week. A media report said he had been detained at the Criminal and Investigation Department at the headquarters of the command in Akure, the state capital.
However, Akintomide clarified on Monday that he was only invited to the command on Friday and was asked some questions which he answered appropriately and was shortly asked to go.
He said, “We had issues with some security agents last week but we have resolved them. I was neither arrested nor detained.”
neither arrested nor detained.”
The state police command has also denied the media report that Akintomide was arrested for organising a rally for the Vice President.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Femi Joseph, when contacted, said there was no arrest of anybody called Akintomide.
He said, “I am not aware, we didn’t arrest anyone with that name, not in this command,