The protesters.

Uchendu Mark – Port Harcourt

Aged women from Ogoni communities have protested the continuous detention of their son, manager of prodest hotel, Barineedan Job-Azoroh.

Prodest hotel which was located in Eleme local government area, was recently demolished by the River state government on the orders of the Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike.

The Dune learnt that the manager of the demolished hotel was arrested the day Governor Nyesom Wike led task force on COVID-19 to demolish the hotel over alleged violation of executive orders.

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He was subsequently arraigned before Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, where the court presided over by Senior Magistrate Rita Ogugua fined him N50,000 and ordered that he be remanded in isolation center for testing for Coronavirus before he will be granted bail.

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Rivers State Government later named Job-Azoroh among 27 new cases of Coronavirus that were announced by Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC.

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Some of the women protesting for Job-Azoroh’s release including his mother in -law, Grace Dakpor, wore no blouse.

The protesters marched along streets in Eleme, demanding the immediate release of their son.

They threatened to march to government house, Port Harcourt if their son is not released latest Wednesday 27th May.