El-Rufai Ordered Detention of SOKAPU Youth Leaders

Governor Nasir El-rufai
                                               Governor Nasir El-Rufai

The Youth Leader of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union, Nasir Jagaba; who recently resigned from his job as a civil servant with the Kaduna State government was today detained by the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police on the order of Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

The Police said Jagaba, who reported at Gabasawa Police Station is under investigation for inciting the people of Southern Kaduna on 24th of July, 2016 by saying blood will flow if Governor El- El-Rufai demolish the Gbagyi Villa.

Over 100 youths who are members of the Southern Kaduna People’s Union peaceful protested the arrest.

Our source said as at the time of filing this report, one Barrister James is in the process of securing the bail of Nasir Jagaba and the Police has asked Jagaba to report back to the State Police Command by 8am tomorrow once he meet his bail condition tonight.

It will be recalled that on the 22nd of July, 2016, Gov. El-Rufai said all structures in the expansive Gbagyi Villa suburb of Kaduna metropolis that did not have Certificate-of-Occupancy and Building Permits would be pulled down, despite a pending court case instituted by the community.

During his visit, El-Rufai was shown around the controversial estate by the Rector of Kaduna Polytechnic, Dr. Mohammed Bello Ibrahim, who said it was unfortunate that thousands would have to lose their life savings because they broke the law. Bello told the Governor that the Villa was an illegal settlement, which had taken over 70 percent of the land allocated to the polytechnic.

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