The Nigerian Police Force have detained a former Minister of Education and one of the founders of the Bring Backs Our Girls, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili.
She was detained on Tuesday in Abuja for an unknown reason.
The former Minister who took to her twitter said the officers had yet to inform them of the reason she and her campaign members were detained.
She accused the President, Muhammadu Buhari of giving the instruction to arrest her and her team as they protest for the return of the remaining Chibok girls who are still in captivity.
“I have been ARRESTED along with rest of our BBOG members and NOW DETAINED without a charge by the .
@PoliceNG . WE are detained at the FCT command. The Police here has REFUSED to tell us why we are DETAINED. What Are WE Demanding? BringBackOurGirlsNOW!!!!!!!”
“Without stating the reason for our ARREST & DETENTION, Commissioner of Police at the FCT Command of .
@PoliceNG CP Bello has asked us to be LET OUT of their Station. We insisted on a formal charge and release but his response? “I am the Commissioner and now released you to go”
Another member of the group, Jerry Okaraofor also tweeted that he was not informed of his crime and the police have abducted them.
“My name is
#JeffOkoroafor, myself and few other members of the @BBOG_Nigeria Movement have been ARRESTED by the @PoliceNG I’ve asked for our offense, no response. We are they taking us to, no response. We’ve been abducted!!!”