Freedom of Expression| DSS Makes U-turn Confess To Arresting Dawisu

Department of State Services. has confirmed that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, Former special Adviser on Media to Kano state Governor is in its custody.

Recall that in the early hours of Saturday the mysterious disappearance of Salihu Tanko Yakasai popularly known as dawisu sparked outrage on Twitter and online protest calling for his immediate release after closed friends confirmed he was abducted by the DSS in the late hours of Friday


A statement by the public relations officer of service Dr. Peter Afunanaya indicates that Yakasai is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by a section of the media.

The Department of State Security Service  earlier denied arresting Salihu Tanko Yakasai.

However despite making a U-turn by the agency the government critic and former aide to Kano state governor is still denied access to his lawyer.

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