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Shola Who Was Detained For Almost 90 Days Over Goodluck Jonathan’s Parody Twitter Account Recounts Ordeal


A final year student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Oyo state, Olushola Babatunde, who was arrested for creating a parody Twitter account of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has narrated his experience, following his release.

Shola who was allegedly arrested on the orders of Goodluck Jonathan was denied access to a lawyer while he stayed in detention for almost 90 days.

In a thread he created on Friday, August 21, Babatunde explained that he was not trying to impersonate the former Nigerian president because he indicated in his Twitter bio that it was a parody account.

He added that he shared a tweet on May 5 and was arrested on May 23 after his telecommunication service provider gave them his information without his consent.

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