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My Son Was On His Way To A Barber Shop When He Was Aressted - Tanko Yakasai Speaks On Son’s Arrest

Tanko Yakasai, founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), says Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, his son and media aide to Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, has been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS).

Yakasai’s arrest followed his demand for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) due to increasing insecurity in the country.

Recall that in a statement on Saturday, Muhammad Garba, state commissioner for information, confirmed Yakasai's dismissal, saying his comments are contrary to the position of the All Progressives Congress-led government which he works for.

The commissioner said the aide failed to differentiate between personal opinion and official stand on matters of public concern, adding that he could not be allowed to continue to serve in a government he does not believe in.

Speaking with The PUNCH on his son's arrest, Tanko Yakasai said his son was arrested on his way to a barber shop.

Yakasai said he could not tell if his son is within Kano or has been taken elsewhere.

In his words, he said;


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