Admin l Friday, February 24, 2023
PORT HARCOURT – Member House of Representative, representing Port Harcourt ll Federal Constituency, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Chinyere Igwe has been arrested with the with the sum of USD 498, 100 less than 24 hours to the presidential and house of assembly election.
‘’Police Officers from Rivers State Command deployed to INEC Headquarters Aba Road today 24/2/2023 at about 0245hrs, while on stop and search, arrested one Hon Chinyere Igwe, member House of Representatives representing Port Harcourt II Federal Constituency with a cash sum of 498,100 USD inside a bag in his car’’, Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State command, SP Grance iringe-Koko said in a statement.
‘’Also recovered was a list for distribution of the money’’, she said, adding that the AIG Election, AIG Abutu Yaro fdc has ordered swift interrogation and arraignment in court’, she said, adding that the command urges all contestants and political parties to comply strictly with provisions of the Electoral Act and other relevant laws.
‘’Members of the public are encouraged to avail themselves of the following hotlines to report any observation they believe have potential to lead to crime or break down of law and order’, she said.