The Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) has demanded the quick and unconditional launch of Salihu Yakasai, son of elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, from safety custody.
The social gathering described the reported arrest of Salihu by safety operatives in addition to his alleged detention in a secret facility, simply after his criticism towards the Buhari administration’s failures within the struggle towards banditry in our nation, as utterly unacceptable.
This was contained in an announcement issued on Saturday by Kola Ologbondiyan,
Nationwide Publicity Secretary of PDP
In response to him,
“Salihu Yakasai’s ordeal is a tragic reminder of the sudden disappearance of one other recognized critic of the Buhari administration, Abubakar Idris, popularly often known as Abu Hanifa Dadiyata, since August 2019.
“The PDP reminds brokers of the APC-led administration that Nigeria is a democratic nation and that the rights of residents, together with their freedom of expression, throughout the ambit of the regulation, are firmly assured within the 1999 Structure (as amended) and as such, should be revered.”
The assertion additional defined that,
“Our social gathering due to this fact rejects the arrest of Salihu Yakasai, for becoming a member of different patriotic Nigerians in demanding a Presidential dedication of a decisive motion to rescue the kidnapped Zamfara schoolgirls in addition to to finish all acts of terrorism in our nation.”
“The PDP additionally condemns the choice of the Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, in summarily relieving Salihu Yakasai of his appointment as his Particular Adviser on media, on the bottom that his patriotic demand for a decisive motion to finish terrorism, was opposite to the stand of the APC authorities.
“It’s also instructive to notice that Governor Ganduje equally warned all political appointees and public servants within the state towards such patriotic expressions like these made by Salihu.
“The motion of Governor Ganduje has once more heightened apprehensions on the alleged connections between APC leaders and the bandits pillaging our nation.
“On this regard, the PDP calls for that Governor Ganduje comes clear on the matter.
“It’s because such stances have continued to embolden bandits whereas irritating patriotic residents who’re elevating voices towards acts of terrorism in our nation.
“The PDP costs Nigerians to carry the APC and its leaders accountable for the escalated acts of banditry and terrorism in our nation in addition to any hurt that abruptly comes the way in which of well-meaning residents who’re elevating their voices towards the actions of outlaws in our nation,” the assertion stated