“There was no such arrest.”
Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies.
Mr Gulak was former President Goodluck Jonathan’s adviser on political matters.
“Ebonyi people are grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for all his assistance and if people do not see his goodness, he has been good to us.”
Some security personnel were already patrolling major streets in the state capital in order to maintain peace and order in the area.
IPOB had ordered a sit-at-home order across the South-East but the directive was not effective in Awka, as people were seen going about their normal business.
The fire is suspected to have been caused by a leakage in the fuel tank of the filling station’s power generating set.
Mr Nwodo is pushing for creation of an additional state in the South-East to correct the imbalance in the zonal structure of Nigeria.
“Citizens across the country, especially South-East, to protect INEC properties in their domain. The only way to effect a credible change is through the ballot.”
The attack occurred at about 12:00 p.m. near a primary school in Afikpo community.