BREAKING: LAUTECH 500L student detained for 55 days over tweet on behalf of Ex-president Jonathan

Babatunde Olushola, a final year student of Chemical Engineering at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso was arrested and detained for 55 days on behalf of Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Mouthpiece NGR has learnt. 

Saharareprters through its verified account on twitter reports that he was charged with Impersonation & Detained at FCID, Abuja.

But details of his whereabout still sketchy at the time of filing this reports. 

It was gathered that Olushola had been missing since weeks ago making his friends to embark on search light. 

Confirming the development, one of his classmate simply identified as Joshua told Mouthpiece NGR that weeks ago, news broke out that he’s been off grid. 

Joshua who spoke in confidence said couple of people contacted him too, being his classmate. But efforts to reach him were futile.”

“Then one of us said a friend told him that he’s fine, that he’s just not online. We all came at peace”

“But this afternoon, we saw the tweet that he’s been detained for 55 days,” said our source.

He stressed that he used GEJ as his AVI and display name, then responded to a tweet about the former First Lady. However on his profile, he made it clear the account is not GEJ’s.

The unlawful detention of Olushola has continued to generate mixed reactions on Twitter. 

It was further learnt that Olushola DID not impersonate former President @GEJonathan, that he runs a parody account to engage on twitter, it is within his right and in accordance with twitter rules to do so. Apparently, @PoliceNG is behind on these rules and always in a hurry to please big men!

“Exactly. Parody accounts are a normal dealings here on Twitter. They have no evidence whatsoever that he defrauded anyone. This is absolutely injustice. #FreeShola”

Efforts to get reaction of both LAUTECH management and police proved abortive. But it was gathered that his colleagues have taken to twitter and other social media platforms to protest the release of their colleague. 

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