December 2, 2022



Desert Herald reacts to Army accoutrements, others discovered inside Tukur Mamu’s residence, workplace

The Division of State Providers (DSS) has been urged to not flip the arrest of Desert Herald Weekly’s writer, Tukur Mamu, to media trial, because the ‘army accoutrements’ present in his home throughout raids belong to his son, who’s a naval officer.

Mamu, who’s the spokesman of Sheikh Ahmed Gumi and negotiator for the victims of the March 28 Abuja-Kaduna prepare assault hostages, was arrested on Tuesday September 6, 2022 by the Interpol on the Cairo Airport in Egypt whereas ready to attach flight to Saudi Arabia for the lesser Hajj alongside along with his two wives and sons – Faisal and Ibrahim.

They have been deported to Nigeria on Wednesday and picked up by operatives of the DSS on the Malam Aminu Kano Worldwide Airport Kano. Although the 2 wives have since been launched.

However the Desert Herald and his household have in a press release signed by the Particular Initiatives Supervisor, Desert Herald Newspaper, Ibrahim Mada, decried continued raids and ransacking of Mamu’s workplace and residence, that of his in-laws and members of the family, noting that they received’t discover something incriminating.

The assertion additional acknowledged that the army kits, a uniform and beret discovered through the raid on his home belong to his son, Yahaya Bello, who’s a naval officer and NDA graduate.

“We urge the Division of State Service to keep away from media trial of Malam Tukur Mamu (Dan Iyan Fika), Writer, Desert Herald Newspaper whom they arrested and saved in detention since on Tuesday sixth September. The DSS in a Press Launch on Thursday eighth September, 2022 tittled ‘UPDATE ON TUKUR MAMU’ claimed throughout their raids on his residence and workplace in Kaduna that a big sum of cash in varied currencies and denominations in addition to army accoutrements have been recovered.

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“Whereas the DSS didn’t point out the precise quantity of the so-called giant sum present in his home and workplace, we wish to make it clear, that the ‘army accoutrements’ present in his home are army kits (uniform and beret) belonging to his son, Yahaha Bello, a Naval officer who graduated from NDA. Bello was introduced up by Tukur and he lives in his home.

“Recall that about two weeks in the past, Tukur Mamu’s youthful brother, Muhammad Saleh Mamu, an Air Power officer was killed whereas on counter terrorism mission in Zamfara.

“Aside from detaining Tukur Mamu along with his two sons, Faisal Tukur Mamu and Ibrahim Husaini Mamu, DSS operatives early this morning, at 12am (Friday ninth September, 2022) stormed the residence of Abdullahi Mashi, collected handset telephones of the residents, in addition to money and different useful in the home and whisked him away. Mashi is an in-law to Mamu.

“The DSS additionally raided the house of Ibrahim Husaini Mamu at about 3am this morning. They may not discover something incriminating in all the homes they raided,” Ibrahim Mada stated.