See The Crowd That Followed PDP Chairman To The Police Station Over Alleged Rice Diversion. Photos

The Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Dan Orbih, was yesterday quizzed for several hours by the Police over his allegation that the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration diverted rice sent to the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, by the Nigerian Customs.

Chief Orbih while addressing journalists recently claimed the state government diverted over 4000 of the 6, 228 bags of rice meant for the IDP camp at Uhogua in Edo State asking the government must account for the missing rice.

Chief Orbih who arrived at the Edo State Police Headquarters at about 10.00am yesterday accompanied by large crowd of supporters, his lawyers and top PDP chieftains was being interrogated by the Deputy Commissioner of Police before the arrival of Mr. Johnson Kokumo, the State Commissioner of Police later.

It was learnt that Orbih made a statement and was questioned for several hours by investigative police officers.


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