Edo Labour Party Chairman, Comrade Kelly Ogbaloi released from Police Custody….says the struggle to produce the next Governor continues


Feb 22, 2024

By Mercy Akuba

At noon today, the State Chairman of Labour Party, Comrade Kelly Ogbaloi was released from The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters AIG Zone 5 in Benin City.

The Edo Labour Party Chairman was arrested yesterday alongside with the Party National Chairman ,Julius Abure.

Shortly after he was released , Comrade Kelly said the Party is very determined to conduct the party’s primary election slated for tommorow February 23, emphasised that the arrest will not stop every arrangements that had already been concluded.

Comrade Kelly throwing light on his arrest, said the petition written against him alleged that he Instigated youths to assault one Anslem Eragbe who visited Benin City sometime late last year for his personal business.

“The allegations are false, because I had already vacated the office for the year and as at the time he claimed to be in Benin City, I was in Abuja for official assignment. So, how could I have Incited such act against him”.

He said he is glad the police is carrying out investigation on the issue.

He however assured members of the Labour Party that the struggle continues as the Primary Election will be conducted in a transparent and credible manner.

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