Worker remanded in prison for allegedly insulting Gombe gov

A 35 - year - old man , Abubakar Adamu , has been remanded in prison by the Chief Magistrate ’ s Court in Gombe for allegedly insulting the state Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo , and the governor ’s mother .
The civil servant with the State Ministry of Higher Education was sued by one Inuwa Dattijo , a . k . a . D. J . Maitaya , of the State Agency for Social Services , who alleged that the accused person sent him an audio clip containing insults directed at the governor and his mother.
The police prosecutor , Inspector Habibu Danjuma , informed the court that when the accused person was asked to name the purported sender of the message , he failed to give a satisfactory account of the said information .
Danjuma said, “ The accused person was charged with one count of fabricating false evidence , an offence that contravened Section 156 of the Penal Code Law . ’’
The court did not take the plea of the accused person .
After listening to Adamu , the presiding judge , Chief Magistrate Japhet Maida , ordered that the accused person be remanded in prison custody .
The case was adjourned till Tuesday , September 26 .