The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has withdrawn the case against a final year student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Aminu Mohammed.
The case was withdrawn by the prosecution counsel Fidelis Ogbobe, before Justice Yusuf Hall of the FCT High Court.
Ogbobe said the First Lady, being the mother of the nation, decided to withdraw the case, following the intervention of “well-meaning Nigerians”.
Moving a motion for the withdrawal of the case, Ogbobe cited section 108 subsection 2(a) of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.
Justice Halilu commended Hajia Buhari for withdrawing the case.
Halilu, while issuing the release warrant, called on parents to always monitor their children to avoid recurrence
According to a police report, Mohammed was arrested at the Federal University Dutse on November 18, 2022 after Hajia Buhari instructed a team of police detectives to track him down.