Metuh Cries Out Over Alleged Threats By Buhari’s Gov, Opens Up On Relationship With GEJ

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Chief Olisa Metuh, the national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has opened up on alleged threats to his life by the present administration.

In a press statement made available to Metuh said he had kept quiet before now because he was considering the effect of his outburst on his family and friends.

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh


He stated, however, that he decided to speak up because he believes it was high time he made open everything which had been kept secret.

The PDP chieftain also spoke on his relationship with former president, Goodluck Jonathan, whom he said asked him to carry out assignments which he did effectively.

He said: “Gentlemen of the press, this press briefing is expedient, taken into consideration the times we find ourselves, especially as they relate to me.

“In the last seven months, as opposition spokesperson, I have been hounded, harassed, intimidated and threatened severally. In order to avoid personal and family pressure, I had refrained from bringing them to the public domain.

“However, on account of recent information available to me, I now have cause to believe that the Federal Government is desperate and may have finalized plans to silence me.

“Nevertheless, I make bold to state the following:

“1. As someone who has been a private person, having not taken any public office, the choice of where, how and when to invest and conduct my personal business remains my prerogative. In this regard, I note that I never had any contract dealings with the immediate past Federal Government or any of its security apparatus.


“2. In the course of my duties as the National Publicity Secretary of our party, the then leader of our party and President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria invited me and directed that I carry out some assignment relating to my office and which he duly funded. It is important to note that the former President was fully satisfied with the way and manner I handled the assignment.

“Finally, I reiterate that the present government should not use the apparatus of state power to settle personal scores.”

Metuh also recently asked the pro-Biafran agita

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