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Petition: DSS Arrest GM TSBS, Theophilus Andeyarka

Taraba Truth and Facts Exclusive

Taraba State command of the Directorate of State Service DSS has arrested the General Manger of the Taraba State Broadcasting Service TSBS, Jalingo Engr, Theophilus Andeyarka, Taraba Truth and Facts exclusively gathered.
The arrest may not unconnected with the petition written by Taraba born FBI Certified Criminal Investigative Analyst and politician Dr. Suleiman Bakari SB 
In the petition, Sulieman Bakari accused the General Manager Theophilus Andeyarka of being religiously and ethnically biased in the allocation of programmes and airtime among other things.
Also SB explained that in a bid to reduce the number of Hausa programmes in the station, the GM  ordered the stoppage of some popular programmes such as Mu Rausaya, Bakon Mu Na Mako, Taurarin Mu among others and he priorities Christian programmes.
Multiple sources at the Ministry of Information Headquarters in Jalingo confirmed the arrest which was made on Friday and the GM was not released until Saturday, following intervention of the state government.
Taraba Truth and Facts gathered  that an officer of DSS had earlier visited the General Manager office in Broadcasting House, Jalingo to discuss issues related to the petition but the GM rained insults on him which angered the security outfit that led to the arrest.
The sources further explained that efforts by the State Commissioner of Information Danjuma Adamu to secure the release of the General Manager did not yielded positive results until the State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku intervened by putting call to DSS Director in Taraba State.

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