Rivers Court remands 30 Atiku’s supporters in prison


A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded 30 supporters of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar in prison.

They were arrested in connection during a meeting of members of the Atiku Support Organisation in Port Harcourt on Sunday.

They were arraigned on counts relating to conspiracy, cultism, and unlawful gathering.

After refusing their application for bail, the Chief Magistrate Collins Ali directed that the suspects be remanded in the correctional centre, before adjourning proceedings to March 22, 2023 for bail consideration.