Joy and hope of a tricycle operator, Ifeanyi Abani was restored on Friday by Ebonyi state branch of Public Complaints Commission (PCC), as the Commission sort the release of the tricycle operator, arrested, imprisoned and his tricycle impounded by the Nigeria Police in Abakaliki for his failure to provide original copies of the tricycle.
Abani had spent six months in the correctional center before PCC rescued him on hearing his imprisonment for failure to provide original particulars of his tricycle.
The man who operates the tricycle on hire purchase was unable to provide the particulars when he was arrested and the owner of the tricycle, Daniel Okoye who has the documents of the tricycle was not in Abakaliki.
PCC, mouthpiece of the oppressors, waded into the matter, sought for and contacted Mr. Okoye who made the original copies of the particulars available and Abani was immediately released from Federal Correctional Centre.
Handing over the tricycle to Abani, the Federal Commissioner of PCC in the State, Prof. Michael Awoke commended two officers of the Commission, Mr. Patrick Ede and Mr. Jesse Ebirim in the manner they investigated the matter and arrived at its conclusion.
He called on the general public to always seek redress at the Commission whenever their rights were trampled upon and that their services are free.
The Director of Investigation, Collins Chima assured the public that PCC will always speak for them as long as they report their cases to the Commission for investigation and resolution.
The keke operator, Abani and the owner of the tricycle, Okoye were impressed with the good work of the Commission especially for not collecting a dime from them before, during and after the investigation.
They also expressed their gratitude to the commission for investigating the matter and freeing Mr. Abani from Federal Correctional Center, Abakaliki after being imprisoned for 6 months.