Audu Maikori released from detention


Audu Maikori, a Nigerian lawyer and entertainment entrepreneur, who was arrested on Friday, February 17, 2017, has been released.

His release yesterday came following reactions of Nigerians and the effort Maikori’s lawyer Mark Jacob. According to report gathered, he was arrested over false statements which the Kaduna State Government considered as ‘inciting’.

Maikori’s release was disclosed in a tweet by Edward Israel-Ayide, a business development manager at Maikori’s entertainment label Chocolate City.

Israel-Ayide’s tweet read:

‘Thanks everyone for #FreeAudu. He’s been released.

‘Thanks everyone for your advocacy to #FreeAudu. He’s out now. God bless you. We owe the release of @Audu to the good work of his lawyer Barr. Mark Jacob and your unending calls to #FreeAudu. Great job guys.’

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