The former acting chairman of All Progressive Congress ( APC) Alhaji Habibu Sani Sara was arrested and detained for over 72 hours on alleged slandering and smearing campaign against the reputation of state governor Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar.
Habib Sara and one of the Governor Badaru political associates Alhaji Habu Karami Jahun were arrested by police after conducting alive program at Kano base FM Radio
The former APC chairman and Karami Jahun were alleged to have accused the state governor on alleged last minute indiscriminate award of contracts that could be a huge burden to his successor.
The duo also accused the governor on awarding shoddy contracts including the supply of over 200 cars that are fully paid with out seeing one on the ground.
In the program they also accused governor Badaru on alleged attempt to remain in power beyond May 29th 2023 by imposing cabinete members and other key appointments into Incoming government of His Excellency Malam Umaru Namadi.
The state police command confirmed that, the to accused person were invited and detained by police after receiving a written complain from one Malam Habibi Ringim a special Adviser to the governor on Media Content.
According to the police, the complainant had allaged that, the accused person had conducted Radio live programs in which they attacked the reputation of governor Badaru and also concocted lies against him.
However, in relation to this development, the All Progressive Congress (APC) Gwaram local government chapter of the state has expelled the ex- state party chairman Alhaji Habibi Sani Sara and Tukur Fagam on alleged anti party and other nefarious action capable of destabilizing the party in the state
The announcement of sacking the two persons from the party was signed and made available to newsmen by local government party chairman Alhaji Ayuba Umar Nasara, he said the decision was taken by party caucus to save as a deterrent to others.
The accused person’s are expected to be charge to court for justice to both side. How ever there was a mounting pressure on the state government to withdraw the case.