Ghana Government Finally Speaks On Deporting Investigative Journalist, David Hundeyin Amid Allegation Of Persecution By Tinubu’s Government
Notable Nigerian investigative journalist, David Hundeyin had a few days ago, raised alarm over suspected advances by the Tinubu’s administration to the Ghanaian government to violate his asylum status in the West African country.
David Hundeyin had fled Nigeria to Ghana during the #EndSARS protest against police brutality in Nigeria. As those who actively participated in the protest or encouraged it were targeted by the Nigeria government agents, arrested and detained indefinitely, while some had their bank accounts frozen.
David Hundeyin became a target for the new administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his several investigative reports which exposed Tinubu’s Guinean citizenship, certificate forgery, narcotics dealing in the US, age and identity falsification. Exposition which are capable of having president Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidential victory upturned by a Nigerian court. Hence, suspected overtures were made to the Ghanaian government to deport David Hundeyin to Nigeria; an event aimed at violating his asylum status in Ghana.
Interestingly, the Ghana Refugee Board in a press statement released after reviewing David Hundeyin alarm on Twitter and asylum status, disclosed that the board maintains it earlier decision to protect him irrespective of his political ideals as well as Nigeria’s diplomatic ties with Ghana.