•Wants allegations against him withdrawn
The son in-law to the Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Alhaji Sani Dauda popularly known as ASD, has called for the defamatory accusations against his person by his wife be retracted.
Mr. Abubakar Musa is ‘married’ to Nasiba Sani Dauda, the daughter to the Kaduna-based Business mogul.
This is coming as friends and close associates to Musa have sued for peace, even as they urged the warring persons to cease fire.
They made this call in a press Conference on Sunday in Abuja, as part of their intervention to salvage both the image of their friends and his estranged marriage to Nasiba.
Led by the Dean, Students Affairs of the University of Abuja, Dr. Abubakar Kari, the friends called on his wife to withdraw her allegation against their friend, who they described as “a man of character, integrity and honesty.”
While challenging Nasiba to substantiate all her allegations against their friend, Dr. Kari said “the allegations levelled against him (Abubakar) by Nasiba and her co-travellers are baseless, mischievous, preposterous and nothing but tissues of lies.
“We would like to call on Nasiba Sani Dauda to, without any delay, retract, withdraw and apologise the very wild allegation she labelled against her husband which she knows not to be true, and seeks for Allah’s forgiveness.”
Abubakar’s associates also described as strange the intervention by a group known as Muslims Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Kaduna branch.
According to them, the MULAN’s antics and stand on the issue is neither Islamic nor in accord with the principles of natural justice, equity and good conscience.
“We have watched with growing concern, alarm, disbelief and shock the deliberate attempt by some persons to malign, defame and destroy the good and well earned reputation of our friend. There appears to be a well-oiled campaign of calumny and orchestrated misrepresentation of what ordinarily is a pure family problem that is now lashed upon to drag the name of our friend in the mould, as evidence in sudden flurry of sponsored false and mischievous stories in the media.
“We, therefore gathered here today in solidarity with our friend and comrade and to assure him that we firmly stand with him and to tell the world that contrary to what his traducers and detractors would want others to believe, Abubakar Musa is a man of character and honesty.
Musa had on November 12, through his Counsel, Mr. Rilwani Umar, petitioned the the Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State Command, complaining on “defamation of character” by Nasiba Sani Dauda against his person contrary to Section 371 of the Penal Code law of Kaduna State.
The Counsel claimed that Nasiba has “took to her Twitter Handle ‘chibus_enterprise’ at about 4:47pm on the 11th day of November, 2019 and made several and lots of defamatory accusations against the person of our client with damaging statement, this caused our client a lot of embarrassment and injuries to his personality and reputation. The said publications made by Nasiba Sani Dauda constituted an offence of criminal defamation”.
But Musa’s friends are calling for ceasefire even as the case is still in the Court.