December 1, 2023

EndSARS Promoter, Modupe Fires Back At Immigration’s Claim That Her Passport Seizure Had Nothing To Do With Protest


#EndSARS promoter, Modupe Odele has fired back at the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) over claim of seizure of her passport having nothing to do with the part she played in the demonstration against police brutality.

AMILOADED recalls that the spokesman for the NIS, Mr. Sunday James stated that Modupe’s passport was seized as part of a routine routine border assignment .

James said immigration did not seize Odele’s passport because of her #EndSARS activities but because it was enforcing restriction order.

He added that whenever a restriction is placed on any individual, the immigration service is duty-bound to enforce it.

However reacting to this on her official Twitter handle on Thursday’s night, she said: “What is so ironic is that as a kid, I grew up hearing stories like this of folks having passports seized with no reasons. They sounded like far away tales that could never happen to me you know. But look at where we are now. A few hours before I turned 31, it happened to me. Wild

“Stop tweeting about it” Why? So the world doesn’t see this ridiculous thing that is happening?

“Common guys you can do better than this. What is this razz campaign in my mentions? So shameful tbh.

“Instead of rallying muppets to carry on a discrediting campaign, respectfully ask your people to release my passport. Why dis? So unnecessary.

“Let’s center the main issue. My passport was taken with no reason given. This is an ongoing constitutional breach. Section 38 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended) DSS v. Agbakoba (1999) 3 NWLR (PT. 595)

“Okay who gave the order/directive and when can I please have my passport back?

“There’s no list but there’s an order. But also it was routine.”

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