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Umahi’s ex-media aide arrested, slumps in police custody



A former media aide to the Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, Godffery Chikwere was over the weekend arrested by the police over alleged faux information.

DAILY POST, nonetheless, learnt that he slumped whereas in custody and was rushed to Alex Ekwueme Federal College Educating Hospital Abakaliki (AE-FUTHA).

It was gathered that Chikwere fell sick after being detained on the police headquarters, Abakaliki since final Friday.

He was mentioned to be present process remedy on the state police clinic, police headquarters Abakaliki however was not responding to remedy, resulting in his switch to the Alex Ekwueme Federal College Educating Hospital Abakaliki(AE-FUTHA) the place he’s presently hospitalized.

Chikwere, popularly referred to as Child Mouth, a former Presenter on the State Radio Station, Ebonyi Broadcasting Company (EBBC), was arrested few days in the past by the police following a petition towards him by the State Authorities for making a publication on his fb deal with which the federal government thought of as offensive.

The Public Affairs Analyst and Social Critic was to be arraigned right this moment on the Ebonyi State Justice of the Peace Courtroom sitting in Abakaliki to face costs towards him however was mentioned to be in disaster following the illness.


When contacted, his spouse, Onyinyechi, confirmed this to reporters in Abakaliki

She mentioned, “my husband began feeling sick yesterday evening within the police station. His scenario worsened and the police clinic couldn’t deal with it. He’s right here in FETHA since this morning.

“They couldn’t diagnose something on the police clinic however he was in severe disaster. So, now we’re in FETHA, from the reasons on what’s unsuitable with him,” she acknowledged.

When contacted for response, the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah mentioned she was not conscious that he was in AE-FUTHA and promised to go to the hospital to see him.

DAILY POST gathered that there was outrage and condemnation because the arrest of Godffery Chikwere who’s now a Media Assistant to the Senator representing Ebonyi Central zone, Obinna Ogba.

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