Several supporters of former Governor of Kaduna State, Dr. Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, Dallatun Zazzau on Thursday, stormed the Federal High Court 1, Kaduna In solidarity over his remand in prison over charges of money laundering and criminal conspiracy, sending various messages to President Muhammadu Buhari and chanting slogans.
Some of the placards carried bore messages like: ‘Buhari from Aso Rock to prison’, ‘2019 sai Dallatu’ as well as other messages.
They were chatting slogans like ‘PDP power’, ‘Dallatu Muke so’ when translated from Hausa means it is Dallatu we want.
The aggrieved supporters were of the view that his arraignment was politically motivated and connected to the tremendous support he is receiving ahead of the 2019 General elections.
Top government functionaries that served under Yero sighted at the court include former Commissioner of Finance Kaduna State, Samaila Aliyu Makurdi, former Commissioner of Health, Peter Yari Everton, former Commissioner of Economic and Special Duties, Garba Madame, former Commissioner Women Affairs, Comfort Amwe and Commissioner of Poverty Alleviation, Chisa Shekari.
Yero’s former SA Political, Bashir Sakadadi
Also spotted were former Kaduna House of Assembly Speaker, Yaro Faraway and Kaduna State PDP chairman Felix Hassan Hyet and BOT member, National, PDP, Hauwa Kida.
The exactly 2:01pm that Yero and three others were moved out of the court premises in commando style.