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Alma mater at Barewa College, Zaria warns against campaign of calumny against Muritala Yakubu Ajaka



Second Right: The Young Muritala Yakubu with his friends at Barewa College
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The alma mater of Muritala Yakubu Ajaka from the Barewa College, Zaria in Kaduna State on Saturday warned against campaign of calumny against the Kogi SDP governorship candidate in November 11, 2023 elections.

The warning was at the backdrop of rumours making the rounds that the SDP governorship candidate didn’t complete Secondary School. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Reacting, the Head Boy, class of 1998 of Barewa College Zaria,, Abdulmuminu Abubakar has confirmed that Muritala Yakubu Ajaka was his classmate, saying that the campaign of calumny against him by his political opponents would not hold water.

He stated that Muritala Yakubu met them in Senior Secondary (SS One), in 1995, while he completed the Senior Secondary three class with them in 1998, insisting that it will be unfair for his political detractors to engaged in this campaign of calumny against him.

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The headboy who spoke in telephone interview during a press briefing by the Niger State chapter of Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA Class of 98) in Minna at the weekend.

The Spokeman of BOBA 98 class, Ahmed Musa Aboki explained that for politicians to go extra mile to malign the good reputation of Ajaka “our class mate in Barewa College Zaria we will stand by him at this trying time of his political calling”.

According to the spokesman Muritala did not start with them in the junior class, but he met us at the SS one and ” he passed out with us in 1998.

“His admission number is B 14667, for some body to now come out to posit that he did not attend Barewa College Zaria we his class mates are ready to prove them wrong.

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“We have have our set photo Album to prove them wrong.

Musa Aboki threatened that the class of ’98 of BOBA are considering taking up litigation against those behind the campaign of calumny against Muritala Yakubu “If they continue to smear his name and the name of our college that has produced prominent Nigerians across the country”

He stated that the principal that admitted Muritala Yakubu in 1995 was Alhaji Abubakar Tanko which can be confirmed if h is alive.

“But we know him as our classmate and we are ready to stand by him at this trying moment that is the essence of our coming together as BOBA” he stated.

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Continuing, the head boy said:

“Infact we are prepared to loud our voice and echoe our voice to defend him from the hands of his political detractors.

“Muritala Yakubu, was admitted into Barewa College Zaria in Senior Secondary class (SS one) in 1995. He was admitted along with his elder brother Yahaya.

“We were in North House with him before he left to another house. For some body to come to say he did not attend Barewa College Zaria is so unfortunate.

“We are even ready to present our class of ’98 photo album to them to see Muritala Yakubu. So I’m the headboy of that class and I’m ready to say it anywhere that Muritala attended Barewa College as from 1995 to 1998”, he declared.

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