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Attack on Ortom: Even Governors not safe in Nigeria – Christian leadership

The Writer of Each day Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar, has raised the alarm of contemporary threats to his life over movies exhibiting Kano Governor, Umar Ganduje, allegedly receiving bribes in {dollars}.

The bundles of international foreign money have been alleged to be kickbacks from contractors dealing with tasks awarded by the Kano State Authorities.

There was outrage and requires Ganduje’s resignation after the journalist printed the clips in October 2018.

However Ganduje and his administration dismissed the authenticity of the video.

Info Commissioner, Muhammad Garba, mentioned it was “cloned, doctored, disjointed” and intentionally launched to “have an effect on the anticipated quantum of APC votes” forward of the 2019 election.

In an interview with BBC Hausa final week, the governor revealed they plan to take care of those that launched the movies.

In a petition to the Inspector Normal of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Jaafar, by means of his counsel, Abdullahi Gumel, mentioned the Kano helmsman needs to be held accountable if something untoward occurred to him.

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The petition protested that the writer had been made a persona non-grata in his house state (Kano), whereas he and his household have been in hiding, dwelling in worry.

The grievance mentioned Ganduje’s newest remark was inciting in opposition to Jaafar, his household and property and had triggered them unprecedented worry of violence.

The petition mentioned being a sitting Governor and member of the ruling occasion, Ganduje is among the strongest politicians in Nigeria with has 1000’s of diehard supporters who is perhaps inclined to assault our journalist.

“Sir, we imagine you’ll agree with us that journalism and whistleblowing should not a criminal offense. It’s our shoppers’ perception that the footages they printed, which they firmly stand by to at the present time, are real and the accompanying tales are truthful and a good account of the circumstances surrounding the footages.

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“Its worthy of be aware that Mr Ganduje has instituted an motion for defamation which our consumer is vehemently and efficiently defending in court docket. Nonetheless, Mr Ganduje has apparently misplaced religion within the advantage of his go well with, therefore, this unground planning that he mentioned he’s orchestrating.”

The lawyer urged the IGP to analyze what the governor is scheming, with whom and the way and defend his shoppers from additional hurt and harassment from Ganduje and his supporters.

“Sir, we’re conscious that Mr Ganduje is a sitting governor and a member of the ruling occasion, however our shoppers hope that you’ll not let this inhibit your skill to deal with his grievance professionally, diligently and speedily. The governor needs to be held accountable if something occurs to our consumer”, Gumel added.

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