BREAKING: PDP Campaign DG Arrested


SAHARANEWS – A spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign in Kaduna State has been arrested.

Ben Bako, the Director, Media and Publicity, Kaduna State PDP Campaign Organisation was arrested on Saturday, an official said.

He was arrested by security operatives in Kaduna around 11 p.m.

Mr Bako was caught on video inciting violence in the elections in Kaduna State. It is not clear if the arrest is related to the video.

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Mr Bako was reportedly whisked to Abuja by security agents believed to be from the State Security Service (SSS) ‎.

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Confirming the arrest, the deputy director of publicity of the PDP campaign, Yakubu Lere, said Mr Bako was taken by the SSS to Abuja.

“Yes, he was arrested on Saturday around 11 pm when some security agents came in their vehicles to whisk him away to Abuja,” he told SaharaNews.

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He said the party will make its official position on the arrest known later on Sunday.


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