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IG of Police declares aide who released IBB's statement wanted for making false statement and defamation

IG of Police declares aide who released IBB

The Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, has declared the spokesperson of former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, Kassim Afegbua, wanted for the controversial statement he released yesterday February 4th.

Afegbua in the statement, said the former president asked Nigerians to vote out President Buhari in 2019. Although the former Military leader has come out to say he authorized Afegbua to release the said statement, the police in a statement released this night, declared Afegbua wanted ''for making false statement, injurious falsehood, defamation of character and for act capable of inciting public
disturbance throughout the country''.
Read the statement below
PRESS RELEASE
NIGERIA POLICE FORCE DECLARES KASHIM AFEGBUA WANTED

The Inspector General of Police has ordered the immediate arrest of
Kashim Afegbua for making false statements, injurious falsehood,
defamation of character and for act capable of Inciting PUBLIC
disturbance throughout the country.

2.      He is therefore declared wanted by the Nigeria Police Force and
should report at the nearest Police Station anywhere he is in the
country.

CSP JIMOH O. MOSHOOD
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FORCE HEADQUARTERS
ABUJA.

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