DSS reacts to arresting of Kano state governor aide, Salihu Tanko yakasai finally explains that he is currently detained by the secret police
The Department of State Service (DSS) confirmed that indeed salihu tanko yakasai, a media aide to the Kano state government was arrested and was held for questioning by its operatives.
The reports were officially confirmed in the statement released on Sunday, February 28.
The statement, which was a sign by the DSS, spokesperson Peter Afunnanya said:
“This is to inform you that salihu tanko yakasai is with DSS and he is being investigated over issue beyond the expression of opinion in social media as wrongly alleged by the public section”.
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The social media aide to the government was sacked and was announced by the state commissioner for information Malam Garba on Saturday, February 27.
He was arrested by the DSS a day after he criticized the government over school girls abduction and accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) government of failing at all level, he tweeted that on February 26.
The Governor of Kano state Abdullahi Umar Ganduje stated that he can’t be allowed to serve in a government he doesn’t in, while Some of the Nigerian citizens said that he has the right to criticize the action of the government.
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