Recall Ex-Minister, Kenneth Gbagi was accused of stripping four of his staff naked in his hotel located in Effurun, Uvwie council area of Delta state.
The Police has said they were investigating the case to ensure justice is served irrespective of who is guilty. Also reacting to the video was several rights groups and activists who have taken to protest, calling for the arrest and prosecution of the hotelier.
Gbagi, has finally spoken up after he was reported to have stripped his staff naked, speaking at his country home in Oginibo, Ughelli South council area of the state, he emphasized that the people identified in the pictures circulating are not his staff, but freelancers.
“There was nothing as you have read, that happened. The people you saw in those pictures are not staff of my hotel. Legally, documentarily, they are not staff of the hotel. They are freelancers.
“Were you to do a forensic analysis of the video for my body on those pictures, and you find me there, I will resign from politics.
“I invited the Police from Ebrumede to take them. I will never descend to do such (strip people naked). It was politically motivated. I will not strip anybody’s daughter naked or strip any person.
“This, to me, is just a distraction. I am resolute, I am contesting in 2023. Let God punish me if I touched any of the girls or was involved in their stripping. I am prepared. I know what they are planning,”