👤 By Abdul Tukur
The representative for Abia South Senatorial District Eyinnaya Abaribe, who was arrested hours after accusing the budget office of sneaking in N30 billion into the budget, has been released on bail.
The legislator, a known critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, was released at about 6.32pm on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, after spending five days in the custody of the Department of State Security Services, DSS.
A statement from Senator Abaribe’s media aide confirmed that he was “was granted administrative bail.”
“He was released to his lawyers led by Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN.
“The collective calls and demand for his release have shown the great spirit of Nigerians for justice.”