Mrs Lilian Abaa Okorie, wife of the former House of Representatives member and currently the Ebonyi South Senatorial Zone Labour Party Candidate in the forthcoming 2023 general election, Honourable Linus Abaa Okorie has accused the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi and operatives of Ebubeagu security outfit of plotting to kill her husband for nothing.
Mrs Lilian Abaa Okorie made the accusation while calling on the general public to come to her aide over the alleged kidnapping of her husband, Honourable Linus Abaa Okorie by the Operatives of Ebubeagu security outfit on Sunday morning in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.
Mrs Lilian Abaa Okorie made the accusation via a video broadcast on social media platforms on Sunday evening.
According to her, he tried to reach her husband in the morning but his phone number didn’t go through.
She said she was informed on Sunday evening that operatives of Ebubeagu have kidnapped her husband hence she took to the social media to appeal to the general public to help rescue her husband from the hands of the Ebubeagu security services, she described as a criminal group known for reckless killing of innocent people.
Mrs Lilian Abaa Okorie said the state Governor, David Umahi wants to use the Ebubeagu security operatives to kill her husband for nothing.
Mrs Lilian Abaa Okorie added that she was in the United States of America with her kids, attending a course, where she learnt, her husband has been kidnapped by Ebubeagu security operatives.
Meanwhile, Ebonyi State Command of the Nigeria Police Force via its Public Relations Officer, Chris Anyanwu had refuted reports that the Ebubeagu security operatives kidnapped Honourable Linus Abaa Okorie.
The Police Command said Honourable Linus Abaa Okorie was arrested by the Ebubeagu security operatives over alleged fake news against the state governor, David Umahi.
The Police said its team mobilized shortly after they got the news that Honourable Linus Abaa Okorie was kidnapped.
While in search of the Honourable, they traced him to the Headquarters of Ebubeagu security operatives at Old Government House in Ebonyi State, according to the police.
Adding, the team of Policemen interrogated the Ebubeagu security operatives and found out that the Honourable was arrested by the local security outfit over alleged fake news he made against the sitting governor among other suspected crimes.