Mr. Aminu Usman, a well known Islamic Cleric has been arrested by the State Security Service (SSS) for criticizing Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria president during a sermon.
Usman was arrested in Katsina on Tuesday.
He was arrested for criticizing Buhari over the worsening insecurity situation in the country.
Daily Trust reports that he was invited by the SSS to come to their office and was arrested.
“He obliged and they went together; after a while, they, DSS, asked Shamsu to leave just at about breaking of fast yesterday,” the source said.
Mr. Murtala, his son has since confirmed the arrest of his father to the media who visited their house on Wednesday.
Mr. Gambo Isah, the Katsina state police command say he is not aware of the development and cannot make any official comment on the matter.