The Department of State Services in Benin City, Edo State, will detain popular comedian and vlogger, Chukwu Emeka, popularly known till July 7, 2022.
The lawyer to the comedian identified simply as Mr. Obo, told Punch that the DSS had a court order to detain Chukwu till July 7.
This would make it 23 days from the day he was arrested.
“There is a court order remanding the guy. Until that time expires, there’s no way they can release him. He’s in custody based on the court order,” he said, adding that his remand till July 7 was an order from the Criminal Court two, Edo State.
The lawyer, upon his visit to him, also noted that the comedian was fine.
The PUNCH reported that the comedian, Broda Mike, had been posting videos on his social media page, most of which were recently addressing poor governance, and insecurity, among others.