- Sources have revealed that the police have arrested a 500Level student of the Federal University Dutse
- It was gathered that the student was arrested over a tweet that seemed to be sarcastic against First Lady Aisha Buhari
- His actual whereabouts are unknown as the police command who made the arrest is also unknown
An emerging report has confirmed that Aminu Muhammad, a 500-level student of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa, has landed in the police net over a tweet mocking the First Lady, Aisha Buhari.
As reported by TheCable, the student tweeted alongside the photo of the Frist Lady in the Hausa language with the caption, “Su mama anchi kudin talkawa ankoshi.”
The translated tweet in Hausa says:
“Mama has eaten poor people’s money and is now full”.
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It was gathered that the alleged tweet was made at precisely 10:29 AM on Wednesday, June 8, and sources revealed that he was nabbed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday, November 18.
However, sources close to the alleged victim said it was the police who apprehended the alleged student of the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa.
Meanwhile, Muhammad’s actual whereabouts or the police command that made the arrest cannot be ascertained; similarly, it is yet to be known if Muhammad has been able to contact his family or an attorney.
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On the other hand, when Legit.ng reached out to Muyiwa Adejobi, the police spokesperson on the issue, he said, “not aware”.
In what seems like a deja vu, some weeks ago, a TikTok skit maker was lashed with 20 strokes of the cane as ordered by a Magistrate in Kano state after being found guilty of defaming Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
The skit maker was said to have been nabbed by and prosecuted on the grounds of sedition and defamation.
It was gathered that the prosecuted skit maker was punished and asked to tidy the court premises for a month.
Police speak on arrest of student who said Aisha Buhari ‘ate poor people’s money’
Meanwhile, the Jigawa state police command has said it is not aware of the arrest of Aminu Azare, a student of the Federal University, Dutse.
Azare was reportedly arrested over a tweet accusing the First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, of "eating poor people's money".
However, the parents of the students have appealed to the first lady to forgive and release their son.