A police officer connected to the Yobe state police command was arrested for insulting President Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and police inspector general Mohammed Adamu on Facebook.
The policeman identified as Sunday Japhet had stated that the country is run by evil men in its Facebook post on August 9th. He also announced that police officers will protest against their salaries, which some people not mentioned hold in a joint account to generate bank interest.
“This is Nigeria, with a president who want to fight corruption and tackle insecurities, with the vice who claimed to be a man of God without truth, with many elected senators, with IGP that we think things will change, its a pity for them, those that lead this country, I pray that this demonstration that is going to happen on 14 /8 in Maiduguri, Yobe, Adamawa and other places that mobile police on special duty are going to hold for their allowances be the beginning of something in this great country led by evil men, we are inviting all the media to be there for us, this people call their self leaders are all aware that this money use to be in some people joint account to get interest,then after 3-4 month they pay, no one will say he don’t know what is happening that this money is not paid, God will come down himself to help Nigerian if really this is buhari handling this country this way,i better die for truth then to be, seeing nonsense”.
Sunmonu Adeyemi Abdulmaliki, Yobe State Commissioner of Police however confirmed his arrest on Wednesday August 14. The Yobe CP said he has been transfered to Zone 12 HQ Bauchi.