- You all remember Fomusoh Ivo who went to jail for sharing a joke about boko haram ..
-A man shares a how he was convicted in 2014 for sharing a boko haram joke . He was freed after people voiced for him to be free .
According to the reports about this young man's conviction , it says that " Fomusoh Ivo received a text message from a friend , saying : " Boko Haram recruits young people from 14 years old and above . Conditions for recruitments : 4 subjects at GCE , including religion " . His friends message was intended as a comment on the difficulty of finding a good job without being highly qualified - joking that even the armed group Boko Haram won't recruit you without good exam results . Ivo forwarded the message to Afuh Nivelle Nfor , who sent it to Azah Levis Gob . One of their teachers saw the text , having confiscated the phone , and showed it to the police . Ivo and his friends were all arrested . They were transferred to the Prison in Yaounde on 14 January 2015 and kept with their legs chained at the ankles . "
The man came forward to confirm that it was him who was arrested for sharing a joke about boko haram in 2014 .
" Today marks exactly 1 month after my release from prison . I was arrested in 12/2014 for sharing a boko haram joke , sent to prison in 01 /2015 and jailed in 11/2016 . 1 month ago i was freed after 7 long years . Thank you to all people who raised their voices for me . I'm free thanks to you . " Says Fomusoh Ivo
Socializers still shocked to hear that there's actually a person who went to jail for 7 years straight just because of sharing a joke online .
" Iam not aware of any Nigerian crime law this is ... so what crime was he convicted of ? This was a grave injustice ." @Iamthe0Gee
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