The spokesman for the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was arrested by security agents in Osogbo, Osun State, on the eve of the state’s governorship election.
In a statement in Osogbo on Friday night, his personal assistant, Mr. Williams Adeleye, said Mohammed was arrested along with Mr. Sunday Dare, Media Aide to APC National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and the Deputy Chief of Staff to Ogun State Governor, Mr. Salisu.
He said, “They were arrested in Gestapo style by a team of soldiers and DSS agents while they were heading to the Government House, (Osogbo) and taken to an unknown destination in an unmarked truck.
“The arrest was the latest in a series of clampdown targeting opposition leaders and members ahead of Saturday’s polls in Osun.”
Latest reports reaching us says that they have all been released this morning and have been accredited for the elections.