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Ohanaeze youths demand immediate release of Ex-SGF, Anyim by EFCC

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The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, on Tuesday demanded the fast launch of the previous secretary to the federal government of the federation, SGF, Senator Pius Anyim Pius, by the Financial and Monetary Crime Fee, EFCC.

Ohanaeze Youth made the demand in an announcement signed by its Nationwide President, Igboayaka Igboayaka.

The group described the arrest of Senator Anyim as an act of political intimidation by the APC led federal authorities in opposition to opposition voices in Nigeria.

The group known as on the President Muhammadu Buhari authorities to desist from the intimidation, victimisation and witch-hunt of a specific area by way of the anti-corruption physique.

The Ohanaeze youth wing additionally charged the EFCC to chorus from being utilized by the federal government to intimidate, harass and embarrass outstanding leaders of the southeast area, particularly Senator Anyim Pius Anyim and different Igbo sons forward of the forthcoming 2023 basic election.

The assertion reads partly: “EFCC has been characterised with political conspiracy to witch-haunt the perceived opposition members of different political events or these that aren’t within the corridors of energy with APC led federal authorities.

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“Selective battle in opposition to corruption is the worst corruption ravaging the political cum financial progress of Nigeria, Financial and Monetary Crime Fee should be an unbiased establishment however the precept of its institution has been messed with by APC authorities. Though PDP did clearly the identical factor after they have been in energy however APC carries out its personal with impunity.”

“APC led Authorities of President Mohammadu Buhari ought to as a matter of urgency desist from intimidating the perceived opposition members, and use EFCC for the aim for which it was established.

“It’s unlucky that this was the identical remedy that was meted out to Sen. Orji Uzo Kalu, and, subsequently, Ohanaeze Youths Council is urging EFCC to right away cease intimidating, harassing and embracing Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim and different Igbo outstanding sons of the Igbo extraction.

“EFCC ought to have a thoughts of its personal and never derail from its authentic plan and goal of multinational. Don’t be used as a software to propagate corruption. It drags your picture by way of the mud”, the group careworn.

Cease EFCC witch-hunt of outstanding Igbo sons – Youths inform Buhari

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