Ojukwu Chikaosolu, calls for release of Chiwetalu Agu

An Abuja-based human right activist and constitutional lawyer , Ojukwu Chikaosolu has asked the military to unconditional release the actor forthwith, Agu was arrested by the Army on Wednesday,, October 7, for spotting an outfit with the Biafran flag.

Reacting to the development, Osita said



“ The arrest of a Nigerian who is in the middle of the road giving bread to the poor on the grounds he wore a cloth with a Biafra flag is not an offence known to any law in nigeria. While IPOB maybe proscribed, the biafra flag is in National museums , archives etc as such not proscribed .

The military applied extra ordinary and non proportionate force on a 65 year old veteran and breached his fundamental right to human dignity. He must be released forthwith ” Ojukwu said

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