Update on the Nigerian detained wrongfully in the US

Update on the Nigerian detained wrongfully in the US

Update on the Nigerian detained wrongfully in the US

As a continuation to the Olufolajimi Abegunde saga, the Nigerian wrongfully held in custody by the American authorities. The final we heard about it was that the Abike Dabiri led crew can be visiting him at the West Tennessee detention facility to study the scenario and act on his behalf, we are able to affirm that until date, no go to has been made and the Nigerian authorities continues to neglect one among it’s brightest residents. Thus, this medium appeals to the authorities to answer this matter as promised.

Very just lately, an American was arrested and detained in Russia on espionage cost, a consulate entry was requested by the People to see their citizen, if for nothing to verify his properly being. The consular go to was granted and the People promptly went to go to their OWN, in lower than 2 weeks, regardless of their current authorities shutdown. Mr Abegunde has been detained since February seventh 2018, virtually a 12 months and no go to from the Nigerian authorities.

Different updates to the saga additionally reveals {that a} native decide in Memphis TN space, the metropolis the place he’s being held, confirmed that Federal authorities round TN space act and prosecute primarily based on racial bias. Decide Fowlkes of Memphis TN confirmed this whereas attempting a gun cost case. The case concerned a white man who information say bought an undercover officer 100 ecstasy drugs for $800, whereas his black companion stayed in the automobile with a gun.

Fowlkes requested why the white defendant wasn’t slapped with the similar gun cost as the black defendant since they labored collectively. The gun cost carres an computerized 5 12 months sentence only for the black individual.

The above case reveals that Olufolajimi’s claims of racial mistreatment is legitimate and needs to be taken under consideration. His household needs to attract the consideration of present Presidential aspirants and different involved Nigerians to look into this matter as Nigeria can not proceed to fold it’s arms whereas it’s residents are mistreated on the foundation of pores and skin shade.

To know extra about this case or have readability about the sort of individual Mr Abegunde is please go to freeefjay.org


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