Wednesday December 02, 2020 5:18 PM

Allegedly Thuggery: “My enemies can’t shut me down,” says Imo lawmaker after regaining freedom from detention

The detained Imo State House of Assembly lawmaker, Heclus Okoro who was  on November 13 has been granted bail and released from correctional centre.

The lawmaker was apprehended by police operatiives by the Imo State police over an alleged thuggery.

Okoro, alongside is official aides were granted bail by magistrate court after spending six days in detention.

Speaking to journalists after regaining freedom, he said he would never relent in his determination to serve his people no matter any intimation that arises.

He said, “I want to thank you all for your support during this trying period. Our enemies may be at work but I tell you, they can’t shut us down.

“I was accused of thuggery and was arrested. You all know these are lies from the pit of hell. In as much as I have decided not to join issues with anybody, let me reaffirm my commitment to offering you more quality representation.

“Legislative business has just begun and we shall not be shut down to the peril of those who sent us. God bless you all.”

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