Delta State Politician Hon. Chief Friday Eluro Arrested For Humiliating Innocent Woman
A high chief from Owanta area of Ika has been arrested for humiliating an innocent woman.
Hon Chief Friday Eluro, a special assistant to Delta state governor allegedly ordered his boys to humiliate the woman for insulting him.
The woman named Dada who is a mother of one was tied up, stripped naked and beaten by the youths as seen in a viral video posted online.
According to activist Prince Emefiele Harrison, the politician has been arrested and is currently detained at the Delta state CID in Asaba.
The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, also earlier today sacked him for ordering the dehumanization of a woman.
The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, said he frowned at the unwarranted assault on the woman, especially, from his appointee, who ought to ensure that rule of law is upheld in all situations.
Beyond sacking of the aide, the Governor has also directed full investigation into the incident with a view to serving the interest of justice.
Here is a Press statement Harrison released on his arrest and detention.
Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has sacked one of his aides, Friday Eluro, for allegedly ordering the assault of a woman who he claimed insulted him in Agbor, a community in the state where he is a high chief. A video of the attack went viral after an angry resident of the community posted it online.
The governor’s office saw the video and brought it to his notice. Okowa immediately ordered the sack of Eluro and also a full scale investigation into the matter.
Friday is currently being detained at the State CID Asaba.
Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who was involved in the case, gave an update. Read below
Yesterday, we got tagged by Christopher Okonta on a trending video of a woman by youths in Agbor, Delta State
We arrived Agbor, Ika South LGA, Delta State. #TheVictim: Her name is Dada, mother of one, from Abavo, Delta state.
Her Abuser led by Hon. Friday Eluro, his SA to Delta State Governor and a high chief from Agbor Delta State.
He ordered the youths to stripped Dada naked, tied and abused her.
The video attach to this post shows where the woman lives her brother who is also mentally challeged.
Hon. Chief Friday Eluro is currently detained in State CID Asaba. Kudos to @Nigeria Police, Delta State Command.
He has also be sacked by Delta State Governor.
Everyone involved must br prosecuted.
Thanks to Nigeria Police Force, Delta State Command, Delta State Government for Quick response