Immediate past former governor of Benue State, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, has denied reports that he battered his wife in London, over which he was briefly arrested and detained by the police.
The former governor also denied that his wife, Yemisi, looted the state treasury while he was governor of the state.
Suswam, in a statement personally signed by him, described the reports, which went viral weekend, as the handiwork of elements bent on tarnishing his image for political reasons.
According to an online medium, the former governor was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Domestic Violence Officers, for battering his wife.
He was allegedly booked into the London detention centre for several hours before a judge set a £5,000 bail bond, which he met, before he was released.
‘I wasn’t in London’
However, describing the report as fictitious, Suswam denied ever going to London with his wife, saying he had been in Germany on vacation with her.
He also challenged authors of the said report to name the street and address of his said house in London.
He said: “This fictitious report about the incident involving me in London is full of red herring because the allegations are false, unless the authors still have plans to later inform the public that it was a home video.
“Since I and my beloved wife left the shores of Nigeria, we have never been to London. Unknown to the author of mischief, I was in Germany on a private trip with my wife at the material time.
“So where did the author of the said report and his fairy tale sources get their information from that I was arrested in London, when I was actually in Germany with my wife on vacation?
“I also wish to ask the masterminds of this outlandish incident to disclose the street and the number of my London house, where the alleged assault took place as every house in London has identity.”
On the claim that Yemisi’s trauma was as a result of the overbearing influence of her mistress, one Shidoo, Suswam said the imaginary mistress “exists only in the figment of the authors’ imagination.”
The former governor also refuted another report alleging that his wife and her associates drove in two large trucks to Benue State Liaison Office in Abuja, with the intent to cart away expensive furnishings.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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