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Kebbi govt detains retirees’ leader

The police public relations officer, DSP Danjumma has confirmed the arrest and detention of Babangida Garba Gwandu, the leader of Kebbi retirees’ pressure group.

According to Danjumma, the leader of the pressure group is being detained and investigated over some alleged unspecified millions he is accused to have diverted when served as the General Manager, Kebbi Urban Development Authority (KUDA).

He was arrested by the police at Birnin Kebbi Eid praying ground where they went to pray in order to seek God’s intervention over the Governor’s refusal to settle their gratuities in full.

Gwandu, until his arrest has been a leading voice of the retirees’ pressure group.

Whether the order to arrest Gwandu came from Kebbi government is still unknown as the state Commissioner of Information, Gado Marafa didn’t answer the call.

A source told Daily Times that, the arrest was a ploy to silence Gwandu who is still in police custody and is being investigated over the unspecified millions.

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