Tanko Yakasai broke silence, speaks on Son’s arrest by Nigeria security
By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
First republic politician and former Adviser on assembly matters to late President Shehu Shagari, elder Tanko Yakasai has broke silence about the circumstances surrounding the arrest of his Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the media adviser to Kano state Governor.
The vocalist and chairman Northern Elders Council (NEC) Elder Yakasai, in a chat with our Kaduna correspondent, Monday morning expressed surprised that his son was arrested without any charges preferred against him since on Friday.
He said his son was arrested on Friday and taken to Abuja on Saturday morning, adding that his siblings however met him in SSS yesterday Sunday and okayed his condition.
His words: “They don’t pronounce any charge against him. The arrested him in Kano on Friday evening and took him to Abuja on Saturday morning.
“But two of his siblings met him in SSS office yesterday. He was in good shape according to them. They will go back today”, he said.
Recalled that Salihu Tanko, the media adviser to Governor of state Kano state Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been in the news for allegedly criticising president Buhari before he was recently arrested by operatives of the security personnel.