JUST IN: Ayade’s Aides Attack Journalist In Obudu

In Breaking News, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Reports

By Ushang Ewa

Two aides of Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade on Saturday morning attacked a journalist, Peter Inyali for allegedly reporting issues that do not portray the state in positive light.

Mr. Inyali is the publisher of FEARLESS Reports, an online news platform.

The attacked happened in Obudu at the wake keep of the late former accountant general of Cross River State, Mr. Innocent Adie.

Inyali described it as “an assassination attempt,” and said it occurred at about 12:27AM with the Special Adviser on petroleum, Mr. Boniface Ishamali and the Special Assistant on research and branding, Mr. Christian Odey masterminded the attack.

“Immediately I arrived the funeral grounds, I started noticing some unusual movement around me.

“One of the boys I don’t know but I saw seating with Ukpan (Mr. Odey) and Bonny (Mr. Ishamali) was repeatedly calling me to a dark spot but I refused to oblige knowing that I don’t know him and I was suspecting that there was a plan to attack me.

“After I refused to follow him the last time, few minutes later, Bonny just came from nowhere with Ukpan to attack me with their boys,” said Mr. Inyali.

Mr. Inyali Peter, after the attack by aides of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River. (Credit: Inyali Peter)

He alleged that they kept saying: “You know how to write about the Governor, we will mend you today,” in Bette language.”

However, he was rescued by mobile policemen attached to some personalities.

Mr. Odey had on August 9, 2017 directed his aide to beat up a staff of CrossRiverWatch, an allegation he had denied.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

A Nation In Search Of True Leadership: The 1966 Coup D’etat! BY OGAR EMMANUEL

Exactly 55 years at the wee hours of Saturday 15th January 1966, the nascent nation – Nigeria, was rocked

Read More...

Four Killed In Gang Clash At Bakassi, Authorities Yet To Comment

By Emma Una, Vanguard Newspaper A clash between two rival gang has allegedly left four persons dead at Bakassii

Read More...

SFTAS Program: Cross River State Gets $20.4 Million Grant

By Patrick Obia Cross River State Government has confirmed receipt of 20.4 million dollars grant from World Bank. The

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now