Thursday, 23 May 2013
Governor Suntai Health Status Update: A Revealing Telephone Encounter With Taraba State Commissioner Of Information Emmanuel Bello
Yesterday, Taraba State Commissioner of Information, Emmanuel Bello, called SaharaReporters in a self-described effort to debunk our report that the injured state governor, Danbaba Suntai, had developed significant brain damage.
The telephone conversation only managed to reveal a level of desperation in the official cover up of the true state of Mr. Suntai's health. Governor Suntai was involved in an air-crash late October. Two days later, he was flown to Hanover, Germany where he is receiving treatment. Since his departure, the residents of the state have been kept in the dark about his condition – beyond a barrage of propaganda by his aides that he has made remarkable improvement and recovery.
SaharaReporters’ revelation that Mr. Suntai has suffered brain-damage attracted flaks from the governor's aide. Despite our request that the state government provide evidence of the governor’s recovery, the commissioner of information kept pressuring us to report that the governor had spoken to some state officials and that he allegedly recognized his wife.
Enjoy the interview!