Olajide Osoba, Abeokuta
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has issued a 72- hour ultimatum to a member of House of Assembly representing Madobi Local government area of Kano state, Hon. kabiru Ismail within which to release a 200 level student of Bayero University, Kano state Yahuza Tijjani who was arrested for allegedly attacking the lawmaker on social media.
The Association also said that the lawmaker as a matter of urgency to release the student or he join the list of enemies of students, saying that they are ready to fight any oppressor who stand still on the issue.
The Public Relations Officer of the association, Comrade Azeez Adeyemi made this known at a news conference held at the NUJ, Secretariat, Iwe Iroyin, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
According to him, Yahuza Tijjani was picked since September 30, 2019 after posting the following on his Facebook wall ”you know he is not well educated, as a result of which he doesn’t know how to calculate figures. He said 1230, he later said 1500 and at the ended saying 2000”
”In another post, Tijjani also wrote, ”I pray to God almighty that the election petition tribunal declare that the election of the state’s assembly member representing Madobi as inconclusive”.
He maintained that the lawmaker through the police got Tijjani arrested, and made him to spend seven days at the criminal investigation department, Police Zone 1′ regional headquarters in Kano state before he was sent to jail by the magistrate.
”This is a complete case of inhumanity to man and such power drunk attitude will not be allowed against any of our students in the country”
Adeyemi noted that they have gotten every relevant information during their consultation, adding that they are ready to fight the course intellectually.
He therefore enjoined students in Kano State to remain calm and not to take laws in to their own hands