The Member representing Ikwerre/Emohua Federal Constituency at the National Assembly in Abuja, Hon. Elder Chidi Wihioka has been arrested by the Police in Port Harcourt.
A statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Hamilton Robinson said his principal was on the way to the All Progressives Congress(APC) party secretariat in the old GRA Port Harcourt when he was arrested and taken to the Police station in the area.
The Assistant Commissioner Of Police incharge of Operations, Steve Hasso arrested Hon. Chidi Wihioka on the special orders of Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi.
Chidi Wihioka has been in the forefront for the agitation ‘true change’ in the party insisting that the only way to sustainable development in Nigeria is for political parties to play by the rule.
The statement called on the Nigeria Police not be partisan in the affairs of any political party as no amount of intimidation would deter concern members of the APC in Rivers state from demanding for justice and equity to prevail.
Hon Wihioka also commended the courage of Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South- East district in the National Assembly who elected to be detained along side Elder Chidi Wihioka.