Former Minister of Schooling (State), Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, on Saturday, reacted to the report that 4 employees of Signatious Lodge, who had been allegedly stripped bare, photographed, arrested and dragged earlier than a Justice of the Peace Court docket in Effurun, Uvwie Native Authorities Space of Delta State over lacking cash.
Gbagi, who’s gunning for the governorship place in Delta State, spoke at a press convention held in his Oginibo nation dwelling in Ughelli South Native Authorities Space.
He denied any involvement within the act, which has been extensively condemned by the members of the general public particularly the human rights neighborhood.
Gbagi additionally stated none of his kids had a hand within the act, which he claimed had been politically motivated.
The politician, who doubles because the Chief Govt Officer of the resort, famous that there was no warrant for his arrest from the Inspector-Basic of Police to him regarding the incident.
“There’s no invitation to me from the Police. I’ll honour the Police invitation if am invited. The Police had invited people who find themselves greater than me, even presidents. Who am I? I’ll honour the Police invitation.”
Whereas stating that he was on the burial ceremony of his late elder Sister, Mrs. Doris Gbagi Emareyor, Gbagi stated he was by no means arrested by any group of policemen from Abuja.
He, nevertheless, promised to honour the invitation of the IGP if he’s invited for questioning over the incident.
It was extensively reported on Friday that the Inspector-Basic of Police had issued a warrant for the arrest of Chief Gbagi over his alleged involvement within the incident after the police raided the resort and arrested two employees.