The Department of State Service has released Senator representing Abia South at the National Assembly, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe after four days of arresting him in Abuja.
This was contained in a statement issued by his Media Aide Uchenna Awom, in Abuja.
“About 6.32pm on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe walked into freedom after five days in the DSS gulag,” the statement read.
“Abaribe, who was granted administrative bail, was released to his lawyers led by Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN.
“The collective calls and demand for his release have shown the great spirit of Nigerians for justice.”
Operatives of the secret police picked up the senator on Friday and searched his house hours later.
He was arrested for standing as a guarantor to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who is standing trial for alleged treason.
Kanu was granted bail in April but disappeared from the public in September when soldiers raided his residence in Abia state.
On Sunday, Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, demanded that the DSS either arraign the PDP lawmaker in court or grant him bail.
Earlier in the day, Abaribe appeared in court earlier today. He displayed a book with title: ‘Dirty Politics Deception, Distraction and Democracy’, written by Kathleen Jamieson, an American author.
Abaribe, Immanuel El-Shalom a Jewish Chief High Priest and a Chartered Accountant residing in Abuja, Tochukwu Uchendu, had on April 28, entered an undertaken to produce Kanu before the court to face his trial, and deposited a whooping sum of N100 million each.
Justice Binta Nyako earlier in the day told the sureties that they will lose their 100 million bond they deposit to the court.
Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) was granted bail last year April but he was seen last in public last year September.