Nigerians On Twitter React To Naming A Dog Buhari As Culprit Appears In Court

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Man Who Named Dog ‘Buhari’ Cries For Help As Police Rearrest, Charge Him To Court

The Ogun State Police Command rearrested a 41-year-old trader who had admitted to naming his pet dog “Buhari”, Mr. Joe Chinakwe and will arraign him before the Sango Magistrate Court in Ogun State today, August 22, 2016.

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Some well-informed birds had squealed that the powers that be in Abuja instructed the police to re-arrest the culprit for his witless jocularity in naming his beloved pet dog Buhari, which has now become a criminal offence.

READ ALSO: For Naming His Dog ‘Buhari’, Police Detains Trader In Ogun State

Premium Times gathered that the Assistant Inspector-General of Police for the Zone II Command Headquarters in Lagos, Abdulmajid Ali, had ordered that his case file be transferred to his desk without delay.

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Police sources were also quoted as saying that Mr. Chinakwe’s action was “very provocative” and capable of stocking ethno-religious tensions in the country, an allegation he denied.

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Rattled by the unfolding development, Nigerians on Twitter have begun to share their different opinions on the matter.

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