When Will You Arrest Atiku’s Mother, Deji Adeyanju Fires Back At Buhari

Foremost activist has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government are used the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and men of the Nigerian military to rig the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections

Adeyanju, who recently regained his freedom after 78 days in detention, also talked about the possible arrest of the mother of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

DAILY POST recalls that Adeyanju was granted bail last week following his arrest by the Nigeria Police for culpable homicide.

Adeyanju, a staunch critic of the present administration, took to his official Twitter page on Tuesday to indirectly accuse the ruling government of intimidating opponents with both EFCC and soldiers.

DAILY POST recalls that Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23 Presidential election with a victory margin of 3,928,869 votes.

“A lot really happened while I was gone,” Adeyanju wrote. They used soldiers and EFCC to conduct elections in Nigeria.“When will they arrest Atiku’s mother?

It will be recalled that Seventy-eight days after he was controversially arrested by the police, Deji Adeyanju was just released from custody.

Mr Adeyanju told PREMIUM TIMES he was freed from Kano Central Prison on Friday afternoon. The freedom comes nearly two weeks the Kano State High Court granted the activist a bail.


Mr Adeyanju said he was on his way to Lagos, from where he would later travel to Abuja where he has lived and worked for over a decade.

Mr Adeyanju’s arrest on December 13 on allegations of murder has drawn nationwide attention.

The arrest itself came after the activist had spent a week in prison between late November and early December 2018. He was leading a protest against alleged police bias ahead of the general elections when he was arrested and accused of defamation against senior security chiefs.The police did not file substantive charges of murder against Mr Adeyanju. The December 13 arrest was linked to a homicide case that was concluded in 2009.Although Mr Adeyanju was named in the murder trial, he was discharged and acquitted after four years of prosecution in 2009. He was remanded in custody while the trial lasted. The police said the matter was not wholesomely concluded, suggesting that Mr Adeyanju might have jumped bail. Still, they did not immediately charge the activist for murder, initially keeping him for days without trial, in contravention of the Nigerian law that prohibits detention of a suspect beyond 48 hours without charges.





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