Update: Doyin Okupe released after airport arrest

Former Presidential aide, Doyin Okupe who was arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS, has been released.

TORI had reported that Okupe was reportedly arrested on Thursday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

His lawyer, Tolu Babaleye, who confirmed the incident, said Okupe was on his way to London when he was arrested.

Speaking after he was released, the former Director-General of the Peter Obi, Datti Presidential Campaign Council,  said the EFCC apologised for the error.

”I was arrested & detained @ the MM int airport, Lagos this morning 12th Jan on my way to UK for medical, yrs of my passport being withheld by the FHC Abuja,” he said.

”I have just left the EFCC office where senior officers in Lagos and Abuja apologised to me for the error. OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD abi?” 
he wrote on Twitter.

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