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Abubakar Dadiyata: Kwankwasiyya activist still missing



Abubakar Idris Dadiyata

Nusaiba Ibrahim Na’abba

The Nigeria Police Force is yet to locate the whereabouts of prominent Kwankwasiyya activist, Abubakar Dadiyata who was abducted on Friday in Kaduna.

KANO TODAY recalls that Mr Dadiyata was seized by two armed men at his house in Barnawa Kaduna and drove away in his BMW car.

He was alleged to have been arrested by the SSS in a press statement by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, spokesperson of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Kano state gubernatorial candidate, Abba Kabiru Yusuf.

“Dadiyata is the leading social media activist in Twitter community that protects and projects Kwankwasiyya ideology and the PDP in northern Nigeria.” Mr Dawakin Tofa stated.

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“Married with children, a University Lecturer, Abubakar Dadiyata is currently a student of PhD in Strategic Communication at a Malaysian University.” Said Mr Dawakin Tofa.

“We want to use this medium to call on security agencies to as a matter of responsibility release Abubakar Dadiyata unhurt and without any condition,” the statement added.

However, the SSS Kaduna command has denied the allegation.

Meanwhile the Police in Kaduna say they are doing everything possible to rescue Dadiyata from his abductors.

“Patrol Teams led by the DPO quickly moved to the scene but the hoodlums had already escaped with the victim,” Kaduna police spokesperson Yakubu Sabo said.

“The command is currently making efforts to apprehend the fleeing suspected criminals and rescue the victim.” Mr. Sabo added.

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