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Speaking truth now a crime – Nigerians react to Ganduje aide, Yakasai’s arrest, sack

President Muhammadu Buhari’s authorities has been accused of denying Nigerians the precise to freedom of speech regarding issues affecting the nation.

Some Nigerians on social media made the accusation following the arrest of an aide to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Salihu Tanko Yakasai.

Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, father to Salihu Tanko had claimed that his son was arrested for calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over the kidnapping of the scholars of the Authorities Women’ Secondary Faculty in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State.

However operatives of the Division of State Service, DSS in Kano state denied his arrest.

Yakasai, who’s but to be seen has additionally been sacked over his continued feedback and utterances that are deemed opposite to the stand of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC which he’s serving.

The event has now attracted condemnation from Nigerians who known as out Buhari-led authorities for hindering free speech.

Listed below are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter:

@DrOlufunmilayo “Dawisu has dedicated no crime. Dawisu has achieved nothing unsuitable. To get up this morning and listen to of his arrest by a authorities and social gathering that he works for is completely disgusting. His arrest is a disgrace to the APC and to the Kano State authorities he works for.”

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@Mabba “Telling the reality in Nigeria is now a criminal offense.
admitted it that APC authorities has failed in defending lives and property and sadly acquired lacking.”

@Realoilsheikh “There is no such thing as a hurt in telling the reality. Failure of presidency is failure of presidency. Silence is rarely golden, and we are able to’t be silenced.”

@JaafraSjaafar “The SSS has denied arresting Dawisu! The Kano State director of the service informed me “it’s a hearsay”. Isn’t this paying homage to Dadiyata’s mysterious disappearance?

@Omojuwa ” Dawisu criticised his personal social gathering, disappeared and we thought he had been killed or kidnapped. That jogs my memory of Hitler, not justice. That’s the sport below fascism, not democracy. For those who assist this, hold it going. You’ll reside lengthy to get pleasure from it too.”

@Gimbakakanda “The assets that must be disbursed for tackling burning nationwide points like banditry has sadly been wasted in abducting Dawisu in Kano and transporting him to Abuja. For what, I ask? What’s this insanity for God’s sake? To intimidate authorities critics?

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@El_uthman “If a authorities Aide like Dawisu may be arrested solely as a result of he stated their authorities has failed in defending the lives of the residents then nobody is in place to inform this individuals the reality anymore I believe. What a authorities .”

@Mufeeda “Dawisu did nothing however train his basic human proper which has been given to him by the structure and justiciable in any court docket of legislation to worldwide ranges.The arewa youth may not be sturdy however we received’t hold quiet for this.Dawisu did nothing.”

@Mfarees”A bandit who kills and kidnaps individuals is being known as for negotiation and given a whole lot of thousands and thousands, however Dawisu who criticizes these bandits and calls on authorities to save lots of its residents’ lives is being held on the DSS workplace, for what precisely I don’t know! #FreeDawisu NOW!

@Ayemojubar “Somto was arrested and launched yesterday, An try was made to arrest Sunday Igboho yesterday. Dawisu who has been supporting Buhari since 2011 was additionally arrested yesterday. Identical day that 317 college students had been kidnapped by bandits and until now no hint.”

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