Ebonyi-The Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ebonyi State Council, Comrade Tony Nwizi has been reportedly arrested by the Nigeria Police.
Nwizi was last seen among Journalists at the office of the Correspondents’ Chapel of NUJ, Ebonyi State, where he was invited as a Special Guest during a get-together ceremony.
The ceremony was organized in honour of the three Correspondent members appointed into the Governing Board of Ebonyi State Broadcasting Corporation, EBBC, in the State.
Details of his arrest is still sketchy as the Police in Ebonyi confirmed the presence of some Policemen from Anti-Kidnaping Unit of Lagos State Police Command, who came to carry out an arrest in the State.
The Police Spokesperson said: “I cannot authoritatively say who they came to arrest because I was not told. They don’t usually give us the identity of the person, so that, the arrest will not be compromised.”
The Ebonyi State Council is still being awaited to give a press Statement concerning the arrest of the number one Journalists in State.
So far, the whereabout of the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ebonyi State Council is still not known.
…more details later