UPDATED: Charges against Kwara civil servant who criticized Saraki withdrawn (photos)

UPDATED: Charges against Kwara civil servant who criticized Saraki withdrawn (photos)

- The charges against the Kwara civil servant by Bukola Saraki has been withdrawn

- Biodun Baba was earlier sacked for criticizing the Senate President Bukola Saraki on his Facebook page

- He was arraigned before a court in Ilorin today July 27

The charges against a Kwara state civil servant before a court in Ilorin has been withdrawn.

Biodun Baba was earlier arraigned for criticizing the Senate President Bukola Saraki on Facebook.

He was also sacked by the Kwara state's civil service commission after he a made a post about the Senate President on Facebook, Sahara reporters reports.

Baba allegedly referred to the Senate President as 'bastarrd' on a post he made on his Facebook page.

Baba, Legit.ng gathered, was arraigned today, July 27, before a court in Ilorin.

Kwara civil servant sacked for criticizing Senate President Saraki (photo)
Biodun Baba criticized Saraki on his Facebook page. Source: Twitter, Sahara Reporters

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UPDATED: Criminal charges against Kwara civil who criticized Saraki withdrawn (photos)
Biodun Baba criticized Saraki on his Facebook page. Source: Twitter, Sahara Reporters

Legit.ng earlier reported that a similar incident occurred when a secondary school teacher criticized a former governor of Yobe state Bukar Abba over a viral video of him and some girls.

The teacher Muhammed Kime in a Facebook post said since his election into power as a Senator, Abba has not sponsored any bill at the National Assembly.

UPDATED: Criminal charges against Kwara civil who criticized Saraki withdrawn (photos)
Biodun Baba criticized Saraki on his Facebook page. Source: Twitter, Sahara Reporters

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Kime also accused a former minister of police affairs Maina Waziri of being a known drunk in the state.

Meanwhile, the Senate President had earlier said that the National Assembly is committed to the social media bill.

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Saraki while speaking at the Lagos Social Media Week said the anti-social media bill is dead on arrival.

The Senate President also said without social media there is no way Nigeria would have moved from a non-performing government to what it is now.

You can watch this Legit.ng video of Nigerian criticizing leaders:

Source: Legit.ng

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Nnenna Ibeh Nnenna Ibeh is a journalist with over 10 years of experience with various media organisations including Premium Times. Being on the front burner of reporting politics and the different dimensions of governance, she is also passionate about girls' education and women's and children's health. With degrees in Journalism, Peace Studies & Conflict Res., and Dev. Studies, Nnenna has worked in the dev. sector as a communications officer for the Centre for Democracy and Dev. email: ibehnnenna@gmail.com

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