Friday, July 22, 2016
Tompolo Laments Harassment, Intimidation Of Family, Associates by Military
*Says Buhari not fair to him
Again, wanted ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, on Friday complained bitterly about the continuous harassment and intimidation of his family members and associates by security agencies.
The local currency however closed at 292.90 to the dollar on the interbank rate after just one transaction was carried out, with dollar supply drying up and no intervention by the CBN, traders said. Traders had expected the CBN to intervene to ease dollar shortages, but that did not materialise.
He made the assertion at a colloquium held by the National Conscience Party(NCP) held in honour of the party’s founder, Gani Fawehinmi, in Akure on Thursday. Mr. Musa, who chaired the occasion themed, The State of the Nation: If Gani Were to Be Alive, argued that “the policies of the federal government, instead of ameliorating the sufferings of the people, have further impoverished and inflicted more pains on the masses”.