The Department of State Services in Asaba, Delta State, have detained a journalist, Tega Oghenedoro, popularly recognized by his pen title “Fejiro Oliver”.
SaharaReporters reliably gathered that the detention of the journalist, which was on the occasion of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, adopted a narrative written by Oghenedoro over alleged theft incident within the Delta State Government House.
The journalist had on Thursday, May 28, 2020, printed a narrative on his on-line newspaper, SecretReporters, with the headline “Exclusive: Despite Millions Paid To Security, Armed Robbers Mug Gov. Okowa Right Inside Government House Asaba”.
Sources near the journalist revealed that he was summoned by the DSS on Tuesday to look on the Asaba Command by 10am for questioning however was detained.
Another supply inside the DSS disclosed that the Oghenedoro had accomplished his assertion and was scheduled to fulfill with the State Director of the DSS however was by no means granted bail.
However, sources inside the Delta State Government House, who spoke with SaharaReporters confirmed the alleged armed theft incident on the Government House Guest however was stored from the general public because of the embarrassment it might trigger the state authorities.
As on the time of this report, the journalist is but to be granted bail.