By; KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
A popular Lawyer and developmental activist, Barr. Temi Nuruddin Salami (SABO) and others, have given two conditions to a member of Offa Grammar School Old Students Association (OGSOSA), Luqman AbdulQadir (Alhaji) over defamation of character against him.
It would be recalled that AbdulQadir had defamed Barr. Sabo and others on the group Whatsapp platform of OGSOSA 2000 set recently.
This was contained in a statement signed by Barr. Temi Salami Nuruddin (Sabo) and made available to newsmen on Monday.
The statement captured a reconciliatory meeting initiated by OGSOSA Executive, led by the President, Mrs. Funmilayo Kachiro, which commenced around 8:20am and ended by 12.45pm, which was focused on resolving the defamatory issue, but AbdulQadir couldn’t substantiate his utterance with facts.
“We want to state specifically that LUQMAN ABDULQADIR (Alhaji) couldn’t establish anything against Barr. Temi Salami Nuruddin (Sabo) when he was asked to justify his claims. since he said on OGSOSA 2000 set WhatsApp platform that he has plethora of evidence to back his claims. He also denied that he never libeled SABO as “untrustworthy”.
His actions were condemned by OGSOSA president and every other participant at the meeting.LUQMAN ABDULQADIR (Alhaji) also couldn’t justify his wide allegations against ABDULSALAM LUKMAN (Atinga).
The lawyer has given AbdulQadir two conditions to avoid a suit for criminal defamation of character after Mrs. Funmilayo Kachiro president (OGSOSA 2000 set) appealed on his behalf.
” Barr. T.N.S (SABO) requested AbdulQadir to write a letter of retraction addressed to him or seek redress in court for criminal defamation of character.
On his part, Mr. ABDULSALAM LUQMAN has requested AbdulQadir to send another voice note on OGSOSSA 2000 set platform to retract his defamatory statement against him.
The statement added, “we have confidence that LUQMAN ABDULQADIR will meet those conditions in three days to avoid legal action against him”.