About one hundred and twelve women suspected to be IPOB members, a proscribed group were arrested following a peaceful protest in which they demanded for the whereabout of their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
Their arrest has led to public outcry against their fundamental human right were from Segun Awosanya and Dr Joe Abah
The case of the Owerri women in holding is being reviewed and by the Grace of God they will soon regain their freedom without charges. This is no way to treat the mothers of Nigeria. We will get this right. 😞 @citizen_gavel @AbdulMahmud01 #ReformPoliceNG #FreeTheOwerri114
— SEGA L’éveilleur®🚨 (@segalink) August 23, 2018
Oby Ezekwesili and Amnesty International promising to look into it.
— Amnesty Int. Nigeria (@AmnestyNigeria) August 23, 2018
The Chief of Staff Imo State Government and governorship aspirant in APC Chief Uche Nwosu brought to our notice the unconditional release of those women
He tweeted ” The sixteen female members of the protesting women who were arraigned earlier today at the Magistrate court in Owerri, Imo state, discharged unconditionally.”
UPDATE: The sixteen female members of the protesting women who were arraigned earlier today at the Magistrate court in Owerri, Imo state, discharged unconditionally.#FreeOwerri112 pic.twitter.com/9oeVWpxFj9
— Ugwumba Uche Nwosu (@Honuchenwosu) August 23, 2018
At least, social media is a big influencer and this government only seems to act when their is widespread public outcry