In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 06th, June, 2020

PDP Official Who Accused Imo Governor Of Giving Land To Herdsmen Charged With Terrorism

PDP Official Who Accused Imo Governor Of Giving Land To Herdsmen Charged With Terrorism

Ambrose Nwaogwugwu

Ambrose Nwaogwugwu

A Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) official who accused Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo state, of “secretly approving rural grazing reserves for herdsmen”, has been charged with terrorism,  in accordance with PUNCH.

Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, director basic of the brand new media centre of the opposition get together, made the allegation in a Fb publish.

Subsequently, the Imo state authorities arraigned him in courtroom. The cost sheet marked 0W/217c/2020, said that Nwaogwugwu, 29, accused the governor of developing a rural grazing space for herdsmen within the state.

Nwaogwugwu allegedly accused the governor of getting plans to rename Imo State College (IMSU), after Abba Kyari, former chief of employees to the president who died from COVID-19 problems.

The governor has since denied the allegation.

It was additionally alleged that Nwaogwugwu had accused Uzodinma of planning to divert N5.2 billion meant for pensioners within the state.

He was stated to have posted all these accusations towards the governor on Fb between March and Might 2020.

Nwaogwugwu was arrested and brought into custody by the Division of State Providers on Might 28, 2020.

On Friday, the defendant was arraigned on a four-count cost bordering on terrorism, cyberbullying, defamation, and trying to incite residents towards the governor.

A part of the fees learn: “That you simply, Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, on April 20, 2020, in Owerri, inside the jurisdiction of this courtroom, knowingly and deliberately posted in your Fb wall by means of a pc community that governor Hope Uzodinma is to rename Imo state college to Abba Kyari college for serving to him out within the supreme Courtroom, which you recognize to be false for the aim of inflicting annoyance, insult, harm, hatred, sick will and unnecessary anxiousness to the governor and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 24 (1)(a)(b) of Cybercrimes (Prohibition and so on) Act 2015.

“That you simply, Ambrose Nwaogwugwu, on March 23, 2020, in Owerri, inside the jurisdiction of this courtroom, knowingly revealed in your Fb web page that governor Hope Uzodinma has inaugurated an undercover RUGA commissioner and has made obtainable a big expanse of land for the takeoff of the RUGA venture in Ngor Okpala which act is intentionally executed with malice and which is severely meant to intimidate Imo inhabitants and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 1(2)(b)(II) of Terrorism (Prevention) Act 2011.”

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