- Man jailed for insulting President Muhammadu Buhari
- Lawal Izala Sentenced to 79 weeks Imprisonment for insulting Nigeria’s president
- For insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Masari, 77-year-old Katsina Man jailed
Katsina State court on Tuesday sentenced a 77-year-old man, Lawal Izala, to 79 weeks imprisonment for insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Masari.
It was gathered that Mr Izala and two others were arraigned for inciting disobedience to civil authorities and disrespect to authorities through demeaning utterances.
It was also said that Izala was given an option of 10,000 fine for the first charge and N20,000 for the second offence.
What Nigerian police said about the 77-year-old Katsina Man, who insulted Buhari.
The Police statement reads in parts, “Any person found taking undue advantage of the social media to insult others, contrary to the provisions of the Cyber Crime Act, will face the wrath of the law.”
"I Insulted them( President Buhari and Governor Masari) because I went to the village and found out that my brother has been slaughtered like a ram, because of 15 cows, coming back I was asked about the government.."
— Yusuf Anka (@ankaboy) May 2, 2020
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