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Nigeria: Further information on fear of ill-treatment / possible prisoners of conscience

, Index number: AFR 44/004/1997

Ayodele Anselm Akele, quantity surveyor, Chairman of Campaign for Independent Unions, former Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Public and Corporate Employees; Dr Frederick Fasheun, medical doctor and Acting Chairman of the Campaign for Democracy: Ayodele Anselm Akele was released without charge on 26 December 1996. According to reports he was assaulted by armed security police during his arrest on 16 December 1996. Dr Frederick Fasheun remains in incommunicado detention without charge or trial.

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