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Democracy Day: Umahi orders arrest, prosecution of PDP youth leader

By Peter Okutu

ABAKALIKI—GOVERNOR David Umahi, yesterday ordered the arrest and prosecution of the state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP youth leader, Mr. Mark Onu for alleged  public disorder and attempt to disrupt the 2016 Democracy Day celebration in the state.

The Governor gave the directive at the 2016 Democracy Day celebration which took place at the Abakaliki township stadium.

Umahi also ordered the proscription of a youth group in the state, Akubaraoha Consultative Youth Assembly named after his chieftaincy title,’ Akubaraoha’ and founded by Onu.

Vanguard gathered that his action followed alleged beating up of the Ebonyi State President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Elder Sam Igwe and his group by Onu at the Abakaliki township stadium.

Some youths were injured during the incident which led to the sacking of all the youths from the stadium by security agents at the occasion.



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