The family of the detained Senior Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Students Matters, Barr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, said he has not eaten any food since his arrest three days ago.
Ugochinyere, according to the family, at a press conference yesterday, has refused any food or water brought to him by the Department of State Service, DSS.
The detained activists brother, Obinna Ikeagwuonu, who read a prepared text to newsmen, said they have been denied taking food or water to the detained President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, saying the development had taken a toll on his health.
To this end,they have demanded an unconditional release of their son.
The family said teeming youths across the country have been calling to know the fate of their leader just as it said it had limited strength to withstand this pressure if Nigeria youths want to approach the State and demand for the whereabouts of their president.
“Unofficial information reaching his family confirmed that Barrister Ikenga was interrogated on two issues – a petition authored by the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barr. Solomon Dalung, who was indefinitely suspended from the Board of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, a body over which Ikenga is President.”