The Chief Security Officer to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Gordon Obua, was released on Tuesday night by the Department of State Services, after six days in detention. Obua’s release came a few hours after he addressed a press conference to debunk rumours that he had died in custody.
Obua who works with the DSS suffers from diabetes and hypertension.
He took ill on Monday and was treated at a hospital. This development led to speculations online that he had died in DSS custody.
speculations, the DSS organised a press conference where Odua dismissed the reports of his death.
He said he was only being debriefed by the agency after completing his tour as CSO to the ex-President.
However, Obua’s detention is said to be in connection with investigation into security vote spending, alleged financial mismanagement and money laundering at Aso Villa under his watch as CSO.
Source: Today news