Yobe state governor Ibrahim Geidam accused of using security operatives to abduct an Imam who preached against him before the recently conducted gubernatorial elections.
The Imam, Malam Abubakar Ciroma had earlier told his congregation to vote for General Muhammadu Buhari to save Nigeria.
It was when ahead of the governorship elections he did not likewise preach for the governor but rather preached against him for gross misappropriation of state funds that governor Ibrahim Geidam reportedly had the Imam abducted.
BBC reports that his wife complained of his arrest.
BBC said today:
In Yobe State in northeastern Nigeria, the family of a teacher of Islam have accused the state government of arresting the teacher and continue to maintain it .
Malam Abubakar Ciroma’s family alleged that the government has taken this step after the preacher t spoke election eve to his congregation, calling on the people and state to not re-elect Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.
One woman teacher told the BBC that since the detention , they again heard , and still has not been seen.
Abdullahi Bego said security cannot comment about the arrest teacher.