The council’s request is contained in a statement in Owerri, co-signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Chris Akaronye and Juliet Dim.
The protesters converged on the Fajuyi Park at around 9am and marched through the fly-over bridge in Okesa to some major streets in Ado-metropolis.
He had been scheduled to attend his usual morning prayer session, but did not show up.
When Mbaka returned in a vehicle a few minutes past 2 pm, his supporters were seen shouting ‘Father Mbaka, Oh! you are home!.”
The warning was contained in a reaction of the Presidency to a DSS alert on Sunday of alleged sinister moves by some elements to wreak havoc on the government, sovereignty and corporate existence of the country.
In a statement on Sunday by its public relations officer, Peter Afunanya, the DSS particularly decried the utterances and activities of some religious and past political leaders who have either called for forceful change of government or mass action against it.
The arrest was carried out by a joint team from the Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Department of the Commission, operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in the Wuse area of Abuja.
Recall that on Saturday, the country home of the Governor was attacked and razed by fire, with properties and vehicles getting burnt to ashes.
The insurgents are responsible for the attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service on 5th April, 2021. They have also carried out series of calculated, violent attacks on security personnel and formations in the South-East and South-South of the country.
The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, also demanded that President Muhammadu Buhari should immediately sack the minister, given the sensitivity of the issue at stake.
The Senate Committee chaired by Senator Mathew Urhoghide hinged the query on the 2018 Auditor General report which is being considered by the lawmakers.
Some communities in Benue, particularly in Bonta, Tse Anyom, Agidi, Adoka, Agune, Awajir, Gbinde, Guleya, Gungul, Aku and Amande in Konshisha and Ullam and Tse Igbom in Gwer East local government areas, have reportedly been under sustained military action so since April 8, 2020, apparently as a reprisal for the earlier killing of military personnel deployed to the area to quell some inter-communal strife.
A statement by DSS Public Relations Officer, Dr. Peter Afunanya, on Thursday in Abuja, said reports in some section of the media that the Department tortured the late driver to death were misleading.
It has been described as the misuse of entrusted power or a dishonest use of one’s office or position for personal gain. It is a cancerous global phenomenon, which has continued to cripple the developmental efforts of Nigeria.
The incident was said to have occurred at Tyo Mu along Makurdi-Gboko road while on a visit to a farm.
The General Secretary, AUFCDN, Ahmed Alaramma, said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, adding that the President of the association, Mohammed Tahir, is currently with the DSS.
The Public Relations Officer of the service, Dr Peter Afunanya, announced this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who conveyed the governor’s directive in a statement Saturday, said the sack is with immediate effect.
He was said to have been picked up by operatives of the DSS in Kano and taken to the secret service headquarters in Abuja.
The Public Relations Officer of the Service, Dr. Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Friday in Abuja following the alarm raised by former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, that there was an attempt to arrest Igboho.