By Philips Sunday
Lagos, (AN24) – The Police on Friday, February 17, arrested the founder of Chocolate City Entertainment, Audu Maikori over alleged ‘inciting comments’ on Southern Kaduna crisis.
According to several reports online, the Chocolate City boss was arrested on the orders the Kaduna state Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Mr. Maikori was arrested in Lagos, southwest Nigeria and was flown to the Police Headquarters in Abuja, @chairmanNHRC, a “Handle for human rights & accountable governance in Africa,” tweeted on Friday.
Recall that Mr. Maikori had three weeks ago, sent out a false information alleging that the College of Education in Gidan-Waya, Kaduna was on the verge of being attacked, an information that was denied by the College.
Disappointed with his false statement, Maikori apologized to the College of Education in Gidan-Waya, Kaduna and the Kaduna State Government, for sending out false information about an attack on the school.
Maikori at the time claimed that six students of the school were killed by Fulani herdsmen, including his driver’s younger brother.
The College of Education released a statement denying the incident and Maikori faced a lot of backlash on social media, with many saying he posted fake pictures.
Mr. Maikori later published a retraction on his Facebook page and claimed his driver, a certain Simon Joseph, misled him.