Saturday, September 28, 2013

Taraba: Sylvanus Giwa spoke for Governor Suntai- Taraba Govt.

Taraba: Sylvanus Giwa spoke for Governor Suntai- Taraba Govt.
The Taraba State Governor Danbaba Suntai has said he authorized his Senior Special Adviser Media Matter, Mr. Sylvanus Giwa to issue a statement accusing the Acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar of betrayal.  
The Senior Special Adviser to Governor Suntai,  Sylvanus Giwa was arrested  at about midnight on  following  a statement which was issued by Giwa accusing the Acting Governor of running a parallel government in spite of the presence of the elected governor.
Giwa who is still currently been detained by the Taraba State Police Command is denial access to his family and lawyers who visited him on Saturday.
A press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Taraba Governor, Hassan Mijinyanwa  said "Mr Giwa made the statement in his capacity as the Senior Special Adviser  to the Governor of a Democratic State where freedom of speech as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria must be respected"
The Secretary to the State Government {SSG}, appointed by Governor Suntai , Barrister Timothy Kataps said he has been intimated about the arrest but that he is living no stone unturned to ensure his immediate release.