The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has declared Mr Kazeem Afegbua wanted for issuing a “false” statement on behalf of former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.
In the statement, Afegbua had alleged that Babangida was not in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid, a claim the former military leader refuted.
According to Daily Sun, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood said Afegbua was declared wanted after a 24-hour deadline to present himself to the police voluntarily elapsed.
Moshood was quoted as saying, “yes the IGP ordered for his arrest for making false statement, spreading falsehood, defamation of character and act capable of inciting public disturbance.
“We have declared him wanted and he should report to the police for giving false statement and acts capable of inciting inciting public disturbance.”