Zakari Kafin Hausa, a popular Nigerian micro blogger and supporter of the main opposition party PDP was arrested yesterday in the Jigwa state capital of Dutse on charges of defaming the character of the APC governor Badaru Talamiz
People close to Zakari informed knottedpost about his detention as they launched the #freezakari campaign in order to get justice for the embattled blogger.
It’s still not clear where or how the purported crime to took place by Zakari’s last post on Facebook was when he changed his profile picture to that of the Senate President to celebrate his acquittal by the CCT. Earlier he had written a long post celebrating the candidacy of Sule Lamido in the forth coming 2019 campgains.
Nigeria’s APC governors have developed a reputation of tyranny and abuse of authority. Numerous governors have been arrested and harassed wither on charges of defamation or using the infamous cyber security act.