”It was never my intention to hurt your feelings and insha Allah, I will change for the better. However, I’m also grateful for your forgiveness, thank u mama.”
Aminu Muhammad, the final year student of the Federal University of Dutse (FUD) who was incarcerated in Suleja Correctional facility for trolling Aisha Buhari, the first lady of Nigeria on Twitter has apologised.
This followed the decision of Aisha Buhari to withdraw the charges proffered against him in court after the intervention. of well-meaning Nigerians, including activists and student union members
The prosecution counsel, Fidelis Ogbobe said the First Lady as the mother of the nation decided to withdraw the case.
He relied on Section 108 subsection 2(a) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act to move the application for the withdrawal of the case.
He was thereafter released on Friday evening after Aisha dropped the case.
Security operatives arrested him on November 18 over a tweet that appeared to mock Aisha.
The tweet posted in Hausa in June 2022 reads: “Su mama anchi kudin talkawa ankoshi”.
It was accompanied by a photo of Aisha, loosely translated as “Mama has eaten poor people’s money and is now full”.
In his message of apology, Aminu said: “I would like to use this medium to express my sincere apologies to those I’ve hurt especially our mother, Aisha Buhari it was never my intention to hurt your feelings and insha Allah, I will change for the better. However, I’m also grateful for your forgiveness, thank u mama.
“I would also like to use this medium to express my heartfelt gratitude toward those that helped me go through the darkest hours of my life, man cannot escape his destiny but my incidence should serve as a lesson to all of us. Thank you all and one love
“To Nigerian students association (NANS), words can’t describe how much grateful I am for your support and guidance. You and the general public are what made my freedom to be possible after God. Thank you.”