Faleke, Abubakar

Kogi State Deputy Governor-elect, Mr James Faleke, has been released by the operatives of the Directorate of the State Services (DSS).

Mr Duro Meseko, the Director of Media and Publicity of Audu/Faleke Campaign Organisation, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday evening that Faleke and Alhaji Mohammed Audu were released at about 5.00 p.m.

He said that the duo had reported to the headquarters of the DSS in Abuja on invitation at about 10.00 a.m. only to be taken into custody without any cogent reason till 5.00 p.m. when they were released.

Meseko urged members of All Progressives Congress (APC) and supporters of the politicians to remain calm and not to resort to any action that could jeopardise the existing peace in the state.

He also assured that Faleke would continue to abide by the rule of law to reclaim the mandate freely given him and the late Prince Abubakar Audu on Novrmber 21, 2015.

Both Faleke and Mohammed Audu, the first son of Prince Abubakar Audu, were detained for reasons yet to be stated by the DSS.

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