Two persons, Sharu Abubakar Tabula and Isma’il Iliyasu Mangu have been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) for deliberately inciting violence in parts of Kano State.
Peter Afunanya, Public Relations Officer of the DSS in a statement that the two persons allegedly championed specific political interests and called on their supporters to violently attack those opposed to them including security personnel during March 18, 2023, Governorship and House of Assembly election in the State.
“As a result of this development, a particular political party in the state has threatened to organize protests in the metropolis as well as storm offices of some of the security agencies on March 16, in solidarity for the suspects”, the statement said.
The service added that the suspects had separately recorded messages they shared through various social media channels.
The service called on the concerned party to shelve the protest or face the consequences and alert the public of this planned illegal action.
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