The spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Buba Galadima, that was reportedly arrested on Sunday has finally written a letter to his family member by his whereabouts is still unknown.
The spokespersons of the Directorate of State Security (DSS), Peter Afunanya; the Police, ACP Frank Mba and the Army, Colonel Sagir Musa all denied arresting the spokesman who is known to be a tough-talking critic of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
However, on Wednesday morning, the family of Galadinma said they received a letter purportedly written by him from an undisclosed location assuring that he is safe.
His wife, Hajiya Fanna Galadima confirmed this to Daily Trust.
According to her, they received a handwritten letter at about 6 am signed by her husband with assurances of his good health.
His son, Dr Shettima Galadima also confirmed that the letter was brought to their residence at Wuse II Abuja by an unidentified person.
The family said Galadima failed to disclose his whereabouts in the letter but told them not to be apprehensive.
Explaining how her husband was arrested, Hajiya Fanna said:
“An unmarked vehicle was noticed patrolling up and down their street, before parking very close to the gate of their house.
“Shortly after my husband drove out of the house, I received a message that he has been arrested.
“Despite the assurances in his letter, we are still concerned about the whereabouts of Galadima.”
Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, however, denied that he was arrested by the secret agency.
Also contacted, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Assistant Commissioner of Police (DCP) Frank Mba said the police are not aware of Galadima’s arrest.