The Department of State Security (DSS) has apprehended a woman on charges of making threats to take her own life and harm those she believed were responsible for the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Nasiru Gawuna, at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Kano State,leadership reports.
In a previous development, the Kano State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal had ordered the revocation of the certificate of return issued to Governor Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and instructed that the certificate be issued to Dr. Nasir Gawuna, the APC’s gubernatorial candidate, who was declared the rightful winner of the March 18 election.
A report published by the online newspaper, Newspoint Nigeria, on Tuesday, highlighted the arrest of a 23-year-old woman named Fiddausi Ahmadu. In a viral video clip circulating in Kano, Fiddausi claimed to be advocating for the NNPP and Governor Yusuf’s cause.
In the video, conducted in the Hausa language, Fiddausi was heard berating the Tribunal chairman, issuing warnings that she would not hesitate to use a bomb to commit suicide if she encountered the judge anywhere.
Furthermore, she directed her threats towards Gawuna, stating, “You should not reveal your whereabouts, or else, I won’t hesitate to approach you with an explosive vest and commit suicide.”
Fiddausi also criticized Vice President Kashim Shettima, attributing blame to him for the legal challenges faced by the NNPP in Kano State.
A source informed the online newspaper, “We are indeed taking Fiddausi Musa Ahmadu to court because these threats should not be taken lightly.”