Special Adviser to Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje on social media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai has been arrested by security agents.
Salihu, a social media activist was picked Friday evening at his resident few hours after his social media outburst against president Muhammad Buhari.
Elder stateman and second republic Commissioner for Information in Kano, Alh. Tanko Yakasai confirmed the arrest of his son to journalists through a telephone call on Saturday.
Alh. Yakasai, who was not specific on the identity of the operatives, said his son was apprehended in his neighbourhood on his way to the salon. According to him, Salihu has been moved to Abuja.
Spokesperson of Kano state police command, DSP Abdullai Haruna told The Guardian he was not aware of the development. He however pleaded for time to cross check and revert back.
Ostensibly depressed with the recent security situation in the country, Salihu in his verified twitter challenged the President to nip the tons of insecurity threatening the country in the bond or better still tender his resignation.
Yakasai lambasted the Nigeria Government on his verified twitter handle @dawisu on Friday in reaction to Thursday night abduction of about 317 female students of Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
In the social media coment, Yakasai said, “clearly, we as APC government, at all levels, have failed Nigerians in the number 1 duty we were elected to do which is to secure lives & properties. Not a single day goes by without some sort of insecurity in this land. This is a shame! Deal with terrorists decisively or resign.”