Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has told President Muhammadu Buhari to leave PDP’s candidate in the 2018 governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke alone.
While reacting to the senator’s arrest by the Nigerian Police yesterday, Fani-Kayode said his arrest will not stop him from becoming the governor of Osun State.
BUHARI, FOR GOD SAKE STOP THIS MADNESS AND LEAVE DEMOLA ADELEKE ALONE! DETAINING HIM WILL NOT HELP YOU. WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT HE WILL BE SWORN IN AS GOVERNOR OF OUR BELOVED OSUN STATE. IMOLE TI DE! YOU WILL NOT AND CANNOT ROB THE PEOPLE OF OSUN OR DENY THEM THEIR CHOICE!
The Nigerian Police have however disclosed that Adeleke, after his arrest yesterday, will be arraigned today.
A statement by the Force Spokesman, Frank Mba reads:
“Senator Adeleke is currently in police custody. He was taken into custody in the evening of today yesterday (6th, May, 2019, in connection with ongoing criminal investigations touching on his person.
“Meanwhile, in the best tradition of natural justice and fair hearing, he has already been served with the relevant charge sheet containing his alleged offences in the presence of his attorneys.
“He will be arraigned in a competent court of law tomorrow, 7th May, 2019.”