IMPUNITY: School Teacher Suspended For Facebook Post Against Buhari 

A Primary School teacher in Agaie, Niger state, Mr Baba Mohammed Wanigi, has been suspended indefinitely over a facebook post he made against President Buhari’s administration and that of Niger State Government.

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The letter was issued from office of the Education Secretary Agaie Local Education Authority and dated May 25th, 2018.

The letter reads, “Reference to the education secretaries’ meeting with all the 169 head teachers of Agaie Local government education authority, and all the staff of the central admin, warning them against active participation in politics and also hate speech, especially in the social media. and your subsequent posts in your Facebook timeline recently against the personality of the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria and the present government at all levels. i.e Local, State and Federal government. in line with above, the management of Agaie local government education authority has resolved in their emergency management meeting held on 25 May, 2018, that you are suspended from the service of Agaie LGEA INDEFINITELY”

The teacher has expressed surprise over the development and stated that he will seek redress in a court of Law.

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