The Federal High Court sitting in Bwari has granted the unconditional release of the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Ikenga Ugochinyere as well as restraining the police from arresting him.
A twitter user Mazi Gburugburu said in his tweet a few minutes ago.
Breaking news: An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has granted Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere an unconditional release and also reinforced the first order restraining police from arresting him. But will the IGP acting under the criminal orders of the narcissistic Gbajabiamila respect it?— Mazi Gburugburu (@Mazigburugburu1) June 22, 2020
In the judgment delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo of the FHC the court held that political parties are constitutionally empowered to set up caucuses in legislative houses and reserve the right to use whatever nomenclature to describe their appointed leaders.
Reactions from other twitter users below;
A crushing blow on Speaker Gbajabiamila and his goons! https://t.co/XECBgfT69E— Great Oracle (@AbdulMahmud01) June 22, 2020
In the judgment delivered this morning by Justice Ekwo FHC Abuja – in Kingsley Chinda & 3 Ors v Speaker House of Reps & 20 Ors, the court held 》》》— EphesisL (@EphesisL) June 22, 2020
Ugochinyere was allegedly arrested at his residence in Abuja on Thursday in Abuja, by the police.
Recall that on June 4, 2020, a Federal High Court setting in Abuja restrained the Police and the Department of State Services, DSS, from arresting Ugochinyere following his alleged comment on accusing the House of Representatives of bribery over the controversial Infectious Disease Bill.