Information reaching us indicates that Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi has been arrested in Ondo state by soldiers. The Rivers State Government issued a statement saying its governor, Amaechi has been arrested and being held hostage by security operatives in Odudu, Ondo state. It stated that Amaechi was arrested as he made his way to Ado-Ekiti for the political rally of Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi by soldiers and federal government security agents in Odudu, Ondo state.
overnor Amaechi as Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ forum and as an
APC governor and chieftain had left Port Harcourt this morning for Ekiti
state where he was to join his brother governor in his last mega rally
before the elections.
Governor Amaechi was ambushed and refused entry into Ekiti by military
personnel acting on orders from above. He made to turn back and return
to Akure where his chattered aircraft was parked but was chased and
rounded by armed soldiers and security personnel in Odudu, Ondo state.
According to the captain who led the operation, he had orders not to
allow the governor entry or exit.
In the meantime, the chattered aircraft that conveyed Amaechi has