Nigerians React As Police Arrest PDP’s Adeleke

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the arrest of  Ademola Adeleke, the lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district, by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Monday night, said  Ademola Adeleke, the lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district, was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.

Naja News had reported earlier that  Adeleke, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state, southwest Nigeria, was detained by the police.

This online news platform understands that the Osun West lawmaker honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained.

Giving an update on Adeleke’s detention during an interview with TheCable, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.

Speaking further, the force spokesman said the 2018 Osun PDP governorship candidate will be charged to court on Tuesday (today), May 7.

“Senator Adeleke is currently in police custody. He was taken into custody in the evening of today 6th May 2019 in connection with ongoing criminal investigations touching on his person,” the police spokesman said.

Apparently displeased with the development, Nigerians took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to express disappointment over Adeleke’s arrest.

Naija News captured some of the reactions below…

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