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Journalist denies being summoned by police over IGP's 'transmission' video

Journalist denies being summoned by police over IGP's 'transmission' video

- The last has not been heard of the viral video of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) struggling to give a speech at an event in Kano

- Media reports had suggested that the journalist who released the video online has been summoned by the Kano state police command

- The journalist involved, Aminu Nurudeen Amin, says he received no such invitation

Aminu Nurudeen Amin, a correspondent of Liberty TV/Radio has denied been summoned by the Kano state police command for allegedly releasing a video of IGP Ibrahim Idris struggling to read a speech at an event in the state.

In a press statement sent to Legit.ng, Amin said he received no such invitation from the police. He also said he never released the said video in circulation.

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“I was never invited by the Kano police command and I am certainly not on the run.

“In my capacity as the Kano state correspondent of Liberty TV/Radio, I have a professional relationship with the Kano state police command as partners in the development of our dear country.

“The Punch is advised to ensure they get their facts right before promoting false and inaccurate stories,” part of the statement read.

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The Nigeria Police Force had earlier denied that it has plans to arrest journalists in connection with the video. The police in a statement on Sunday, May 20, denied that its Kano command is going after those believed to be responsible for the video.

The statement signed by the Kano state police command spokesperson SP Magaji Musa Majia on behalf of the state's commissioner of police, said reports of manhunt for those that released or doctored the video were untrue.

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