Wednesday, March 23

DSS releases detained Ekiti lawmaker, Hon Afolabi Akanni

A member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr. Afolabi Akanni, who was detained by the Department of State Security, has been released, Punch reports. Akanni was released on Tuesday night in Abuja to a member of the House of Representatives from his constituency, Mr. Olamide Oni.

Oni, who is a retired assistant commissioner of police, was asked to bring Akanni to the DSS in Abuja once in a week after the detained Afolabi Akanni was released to him on bail.

A source at the DSS headquarters said, “We have released him to the member of the House from his (Akanni’s) constituency. “The lawmaker was instructed and asked to bring the suspect to our office once a week, and he agreed. That was the only condition attached to his bail.”

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