FUOYE Killings: Police release detained student leader
The Ekiti State police command has released a student, Idris Salau, whom it detained after he went to submit a letter of protest
The letter was to protest the killing two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) by police officers, in a recent protest that turned bloody.
Withinnigeria reported how Mr Salau was detained after he submitted a letter of protest to the state command.
He had earlier submitted a similar letter to the State Security Services unit in the state.
Mr Salau who is the National Public Relations Officer of Federation of Ekiti State Students’ Union (FESSU).
According to a release by his union, Mr Salau “had successfully delivered a letter to the ‘Department of State Security’ earlier, before he was detained around 2 p.m. today while dispatching hard copies of the union’s press release to the Nigeria Police Force, Ekiti State Command”.
The General Secretary of FESSU, Ebenezer Idowu, who confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview, demanded for the immediate release of the PRO then.
Mr Idowu has now confirmed that Mr Salau has been released by the police.
According to him “He was released at 9.20 a.m. without any bail condition”.