The federal government of Nigeria is making good her threat on social media bill as a banker, got himself in a entangled in a difficult situation for making an annoying post on Facebook concerning a state governor.
The 21 years old Mr Micheal Itok is a marketer with prudential microfinance bank Oyo.
The charges against the banker reads:
That you Mr Micheal Itok and another now at large, sometime in October, 2019 at 1000 units housing estate, Idu Uruan local government area within Oyo Magisterial district did constitute yourself into nuisance by publishing damaging and annoying articles on Facebook page with the aim of harassing, blackmailing and bring to disrepute his excellency Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel and other staff of Akwa Ibom state government house and thereby commits an offense punishable under section 6 (1) (f) of the Akwa Ibom state internal security and enforcement law, 2009.
Mr Itok is said to have been remanded in the Uyo prison.
it is still unclear if he took his plea or not. it is also unclear if he was represented by a lawyer during his arraignment.
Written by: Juliana Jonathan
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