Why Labour Party National Chairman, Julius Abure Was Arrested

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Labour Party Chairman Arrested: Reasons Revealed

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has disclosed the reasons behind the arrest of Julius Abure, the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP).

Earlier, Ejes Gist News reported the arrest of Abure on Wednesday by the Police in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

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Abure’s apprehension is linked to allegations of premeditated attempted murder and financial infractions, among other charges, according to information gathered by Arise News. The arrest followed a petition submitted by the party’s former Youth Leader, Eragbe Anselm Aphimia.

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Breaking: Police Arrests Julius Abure, Labour Party National Chairman

This development comes just a day before the party’s primary election in Edo State, with party officials yet to comment on the matter.

The LP Chairman had previously faced criticism amid accusations of misappropriating party funds exceeding N3 billion.

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The suspended National Treasurer, Oluchi Opara, accused Abure of misusing N3.5 billion generated from the sales of nomination forms and other activities ahead of the 2023 general election.

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Julius Abure and policemen

Abure, in response to the allegation, denied the claim, stating that only N1.5 billion was obtained from the sales of nomination forms.

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