The Department of State Services, on Wednesday, interviewed Jibrilla Bindow, a former governor of Adamawa state over some feedback made at a gathering he attended.
Sadiq Abdullateef, a media aide of the previous governor, knowledgeable TheCable that Bindow honored an invite by the DSS however has since been launched.
Bindow was reportedly in attendance at a celebration assembly in Adamawa the place some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) allegedly wished the lethal coronavirus had killed President Muhammadu Buhari.
In the leaked audio clip, the APC chieftains have been heard making denigrating remarks in opposition to Buhari.
SaharaReporters had on Tuesday reported that high-profile social gathering members on the assembly included Bindow, and the speedy previous Speaker of Adamawa State House of Assembly, who’s the incumbent member representing Yola South constituency within the state House of Assembly, Kabiru Mijinyawa.
Other 5 individuals have been additionally invited by the key police for questioning.
The caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yola South native authorities space of Adamawa State, Sulaiman Adamu, who made demise needs in opposition to Buhari, stated if he was requested to decide on between Buhari and the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, he would slightly go for the latter.
In a press release issued on Wednesday, Abdullateef stated the previous governor condemned these making incendiary feedback in opposition to the president on the assembly.
“Former Adamawa State Governor, Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow was invited to a party meeting because some members of the party were aggrieved about the just concluded primaries, which he attended as an elder of the party,” the statement said.
“It’s worthy of observe that there was no program within the stated assembly. He went there and sat and listened to the aggrieved members’ complaints, and there was an unwarranted outburst from some members which he cautioned. It’s unhappy that some individuals are utilizing that outburst with a recording to malign the previous governor.
“The said recording was doctored and if you listened to it very well, there were some conversations that were skipped. Senator Bindow cautioned the members making those unwarranted utterances thrice in the meeting and even threatened to walk out.
“His phrases have been, ‘please this is not right, you don’t want anyone demise due to political causes, speak much less of our chief and father, the president. Let’s make progress please, or I’m leaving’.
“But because it’s a planned recording to malign and create problems where there is none, his utterances condemning what has been said wasn’t even in the circulated recording.
“As far as we’re involved, we have been invited to a gathering and issues have been stated in public and Senator Bindow cautioned the folks making these utterances and that was all.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is sort of a father to Bindow and he won’t ever entertain something is such on the president.”