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Who Is Salihu Tanko-Yakasai AKA Dawusi, And Why Was He Arrested?

Who Is Salihu Tanko-Yakasai AKA Dawusi, And Why Was He Arrested?

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai AKA Dawusi, is the Special Adviser on Media to Governor of Kano State.

He was recently reportedly arrested for criticizing the ruling APC government of Nigeria, and has been trending on Twitter for a few hours now.

We'd be seeing Salihu Tanko-Yakasai AKA Dawusi's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, father, mother, wife, children, education, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and more.

Full Names: Salihu Tanko-Yakasai
Popularly known as: Dawusi
Date of birth: 25th October,
Age
Education: Bayero University KANO
Nationality: Nigerian
Father: Tanko Yakasai
Children: 2
Occupation: Radio broadcaster, journalist, social media activist, social entrepreneur
Net Worth

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai AKA Dawusi Biography, Early Life, Family, Education And Career

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is a Nigerian radio broadcaster, journalist, social media activist and social entrepreneur.
He was recently reportedly arrested for criticizing the ruling APC government of Nigeria, and has been trending on Twitter for a few hours now.
The Police however said they have not gotten any report about Dawusi missing, according to a report by the BBC Pidgin.
Salihu's father, Tanko Yakasai who is a popular second republic politician told the BBC that he was arrested by the DSS, and it won't be for reasons far from his tweets criticizing the APC government.
He is married with three children and is a broadcaster with the Freedom Radio, Kano. 

Dawusi is a former Director General, Media & Communications at the Government House Kano.
He is a journalist by profession, former freelance reporter for CNN, and a writer for both the YPolitico & Ynaija online media platforms.
Also a Harvard Alumni, he was suspended in October 2020 for criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the way #EndSARS protests were handled.
According to a statement released by the Commissioner of Information for Kano Muhammad Garba, it is essential for public officers to mind things they post on certain issues, so they don't cause troubles or escalations.
The Twitter and website handler for the Kano State government, Abubakar made a tweet on the 27th of February, confirming Salihu Tanko-Yakasai's is being held at the DSS office.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Salihu Tanko-Yakasai on:

Facebook - Salihu Tanko Yakasai
Instagram @dan_tanko
Twitter @Dawisu

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