Dr. Chinyere Igwe, a member of Nigeria’s House of Representatives representing Port Harcourt Federal Constituency 2, was arrested on Friday morning on Aba Road in Port Harcourt.
The arrest was made by law enforcement officials, and Dr. Igwe was found to be carrying an unspecified amount of foreign currency.
According to Grace Iringe-Koko, the spokesperson for the Rivers State Police Command, Dr. Chinyere Igwe’s arrest along Aba Road in Port Harcourt has been confirmed.
Iringe-Koko added that a statement regarding the matter would be issued by the police soon.
Sources have reported that Dr. Chinyere Igwe is a strong supporter of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).