Security operatives arrest Nigerian lady for death threats on vice president, others
Nigeria’s Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested a young Nigerian lady for allegedly threatening to kill the country’s vice president.
The lady thretened to kill herself and those she believed were responsible for the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kano State, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, at the Election Petitions Tribunal.
Kano State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal ordered the withdrawal of certificate of return issued to Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and directed that the certificate be issued Gawuna, as the rightful winner of the poll.
The 23-year-old lady, Fiddausi Musa Ahmadu, claimed to be fighting for the cause of NNPP and Governor Yusuf, in a viral video clip circulated in Kano.
In a very abusive manner, she reigned curses on the vice president, Kashim Shettima; APC national chairman, AbdullahiUmar Ganduje; APC governorship candidate, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna; a popular local musician, Dauda Kahutu (popularly known as Rarara); and the chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal>
In the clip, Fiddausi was overheard in Hausa attacking the Tribunal chairman, warning that anywhere she sees the judge, she (Fiddausi) won’t mind holding her with a bomb to commit suicide.
Also, the lady warned Gawuna, saying, “You dare not indicate your location, otherwise, I don’t mind striking you with a bomb vest to commit suicide.”
Speaking further, she attacked Vice President Kashim Shettima, calling him names and blaming him for being behind the legal predicament of the NNPP in Kano State.
A report by The Punch newspaper a reliable source within the DSS who craved anonymity, confirmed the arrest of the lady on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.