Man jailed for insulting, defaming Nigerian governor on social media.

Man jailed for insulting, defaming Nigerian governor on social media.

27 Mar 2017, by Database Manager in CS Database

Incidents & Issues

Gambo Saeed sentenced to nine months imprisonment for insulting and defaming the character of Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on social media.

Details of Occurrence

State of OccurrenceAbia
Date of Occurrence27 Mar 2017
Legal FoundationsSection 39 of the constitution guarantees the fundamental right of expression of every citizen
Rights ImplicatedGambo Saeed's right to free speech was infringed.
Region of Occurrence North West Nigeria

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