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Iwu’s sack: Journalists get death threat SMS

By Henry Umoru

ABUJA— FOLLOWING the sack of the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Maurice Iwu, some journalists have received text messages with a threat that they will soon be dealt with like Dele Giwa and others.

The text message which was sent with GSM number 08063623794, had the following names, Gbenga Aruleba (AIT), Yusuf Ali (The Nation); Olusola Fabiyi (The Punch), Chuks Okocha (Thisday).

The text read in part, “You all have no hiding place, you must be happy now that Professor Maurice Iwu has been sacked due to your bad stories and reports. We willl deal with you soon. Remember Dele Giwa, Bayo Ohu and Edo Ugbagwu? Good luck”.


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