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Former PDP chairman arrested in Kaduna

Alhaji Yaro Makama Rigachikun, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, has been arrested.

DSS: Why we arrested PDP campaign chief

The Kaduna state Command of the Department of state services, DSS, has explained that it arrested the Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party campaign, Ben Bako, because of inciting statement, saying if left unchecked, was capable of leading to a “complete breakdown of law and order in the state and beyond.”
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP alleges arrest, detention of members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cried out over the on-going clampdown, unlawful arrest and detention of its officials and members in various parts of the country by the presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of Saturday’s election.

PDP kicks over arrest of campaign director

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State have protested against the recent arrest of its Campaign Director Media Committee of the Isa Ashiru Gubernatorial Campaign Team, Mr Ben Bako, by security operatives for undisclosed charges.

Incitement: Kaduna PDP campaign spokesman arrested

A spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign in Kaduna State has been arrested.

PDP: Religion will play no role in Kaduna governorship race

Ben Bako, Director (Media) of the PDP Campaign Council in Kaduna State, has said that religion will play no role in determining the direction of the state’s governorship race.

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