My life under threat, whistleblower cries to Tinubu

A whistleblower, Kallamu Musa Ali Dikwa, has cried to President Bola Tinubu, Senate President Godswill Akpabio Dikwa, over alleged threat to life for exposing alleged graft in the North East Development Commission (NEDC).

Dikwa, who spoke through the Coalition of Civil Society Organisation against Corruption in Northern Nigeria (COCSOCINN), claimed that on the 22 of March 22, 2024, said he received a phone call from one Samaila Ayuba, who threatened to deal with him, for speaking out.

The coalition National Spokesperson, Sani Abdullahi sai in a statement yesterday, said: “Following these revelations, Rev Dikwa had been subjected to relentless threats and intimidation, which he strongly believes were orchestrated by individuals within the NEDC and their political allies.

“He has received numerous threatening phone calls and have been physically assaulted on multiple occasions in Maiduguri and other locations.

“These threats are clearly aimed at silencing him and dissuading further exposure of the corruption within the commission. The threats escalated significantly after Rev. Dikwa formally requested a statement of accounts from the NEDC to substantiate his claims.

“This request was allegedly met with refusal and subsequent threats from individuals.

Also, the petitioners called on President Tinubu to look into books of NEDC and take decisive action against the leadership of the Commission.