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Senator Abaribe released, speaks on arrest

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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has been freed by the Department of State Services (DSS).He was released at about 6.37pm on Tuesday .

His lawyer, Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN confirmed this in a statement.

Ume in a two- paragraph statement he issued on behalf of Abaribe shortly after his client’s release from DSS custody said ”At this 6.37pm I am excited to inform you that I am leaving the gate of SSS Head Office with Senator Abaribe.”

“He thanked the wonderful people of Nigeria for their pronounced concerns and demand for the immediate release of Senator Abaribe.

“Nigerians in unison showed that suppression of political opponents is frontal attack on our democracy.

“Though worn out, yet Senator Abaribe has asked me to extend his gratitude to all Nigerians”, the statement read.

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