Oby Ezekwesili, the former minister of education has revealed that Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, was planning to take Chocolate city president Audu Maikori to court on Monday before she stepped in.
Ezekwesili, in a series of tweets posted on Saturday, February 18, also said she had pleaded with Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to accept Maikori’s apology for posting false information about the Southern Kaduna crisis.
Read her tweets below:
.@Audu this apology helps as an entry point to lessons of yesterday’s event which I only caught up on very late&my call to @GovKaduna today. https://twitter.com/audu/status/827817601262874626 …
The Chocolate City founder, was arrested by police officials on Friday, February 17, over ‘inciting comments’ in a series of tweets he sent to his followers on January 23 alleging that five students of the Kaduna State College of Education had been killed by Fulani Herdsmen in Southern Kaduna crisis.
Two weeks ago, Maikori apologized to the College of Education in Gidan-Waya, Kaduna and the Kaduna State Government, for sending out false information about an attack on the school.
Maikori at the time claimed that six students of the school, were killed by Fulani herdsmen, including his driver’s younger brother.
He went a step further by handing over his driver who was the source of the false information to the police.
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