Operatives of the Nigerian police on Thursday have arrested the state Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jarret Tenebe.
Tenebe was said to have been arrested on the orders of the deputy governor of Edo state Hon Philip Shaibu.
According to report, he was apprehended in his Ikabigbo hometown, Etsako West local government area.
DAILY GIST could not immediately ascertained the reason for his arrest.
The arrest is coming barely two days to the governorship and state assembly elections across the country.
It was gathered that the Edo APC Vice Chairman, a popular mobilizer for the APC and strong loyalist of the former state governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, had allegedly in a recent video accused the deputy governor of sundry issues.
Recall that in a press conference in Benin City on Tuesday, the APC had alleged that the state government planned to rig Saturday’s election, using thugs in various disguises.
The state chairman of the party, Col David Imuse (red), and the Assistant Publicity Secretary of the APC, Ofure Osehobo, both confirmed the arrest on Thursday.
More details to follow….