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Journalist Who Exposed Ganduje’s Bribery Video Flees Home Over Death Threats




A journalist and writer of Each day Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar, who uncovered a video in 2018 exhibiting the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, stuffing {dollars} in his pockets, has fled his Kano and Abuja residences over some dying threats he lately obtained.


SaharaReporters learnt that Jaafar is presently in hiding and considered one of his shut associates stated some unknown individuals had been on his path for a while.

“The journalist is not staying at residence. He’s in peril as some unidentified individuals, prone to be hit males, have been trailing his actions, each at his Abuja and Kano residences,” the supply stated.

It was gathered that the Inspector-Normal of Police Monitoring Unit, additionally in a letter dated April 14, invited the Each day Nigerian writer for questioning, alleging that he was inciting violence and spreading injurious falsehood.

In a letter signed by ACP A. A. Elleman, the Monitoring Unit, stated that “this workplace is investigating a case of legal conspiracy, defamation, injurious falsehood and inciting violence to the IGP wherein your identify featured.

“In view of the foregoing, you might be kindly requested to interview the undersigned on Monday, April 19, by 10.00am immediate via SP Usman Garba (Admin Officer) to shed extra gentle on the allegation.

“Your cooperation on this regard can be extremely appreciated, please.”

It was not clear but if the journalist was in a position to go to the IGP Monitoring Unit.

SaharaReporters had on March 22 reported that Jaafar had cried out that the governor ought to be held accountable if something unhealthy ought to occur to him.

Ganduje had in an interview with the British Broadcasting Company Hausa on Friday, stated the federal government was planning to cope with those that launched the movies.

Within the face of the renewed threats, the journalist wrote a petition to the Inspector Normal of Adamu, Mohammed Adamu, via his counsel, Abdullahi Gumel.

Talking via his lawyer, Jaafar had famous that though Ganduje was a sitting governor and a member of the ruling occasion, the IGP would deal with the matter professionally, diligently and speedily.

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