Wazobia FM staff granted bail
Category: NewsWazobia FM staff Yakubu Musa and Mubarak Mohammed Sani, and former Director General of Kano Films and Censorship Board, Abubakar Rabo have been granted bail by a Kano Magistrate Court today.
They are to present two sureties each at the sum of N100,000 one of whom must be a community leader or a head of department of the organisation in which the accused is an employee.
The case was adjourned till March 13, 2013 for further hearing.
The trio were arraigned before a Gyadi-Gyadi Magistrate’s Court after their arrest over allegations of instigating the attack on the polio officials in Kano on February 8.
The court was told that Rabo had on February 4, refused to allow polio officials to immunize his children, and that when the district head of Tarauni Local Government went to find out his reasons the following day, he conspired with the two journalists who aired a local programme called “Sandar Girma”. The prosecutor added that on the programme, the duo “discredited the polio immunization programme, defamed the character, reputation and personality of the district head in addition to instigating the attack on the polio officials”.
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