Southern Kaduna Killings: Audu Maikori Arrested

Southern Kaduna Killings: Audu Maikori Arrested

A Nigerian Lawyer and music industry mogul, Audu Maikori, has been
arrested by some men of the Nigeria Police Force on the orders of
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai, it was gathered.

Audu Maikori who is the head of Choc-City, was arrested in Lagos today
Friday and flown to the Force Headquarters in Abuja.

The governor ordered his arrest following advocacy that Maikori, a
native of Southern Kaduna, had been doing online over the systematic
killing of his people by Fulani herdsmen militia.

A lot of human rights activists are working for his release.

Why Southern Kaduna crisis escalated – Makarfi

As the then governor of Kaduna state, Senator Ahmed Makarfi was credited with maintaining peace in Kaduna state because of his fair mindedness in treating all the tendencies in the state. When the PDP was thrown into leadership crisis, he was the unanimous choice as the chairman of the Caretaker Committee because he is seen as bridge builder and gentleman. Despite the fact the crisis in the party still lingers, he is well respected by even those who do not agree with his choice as caretaker committee chairman. In this interview with BEN AGANDE in Abuja, he speaks on a wide range of national issues, including the government’s fight against corruption. Excerpts. Read more