The author of the recent write-up titled “Journalist Hangout Report“ with a byline by Dr. Yusuf
Maikano and widely circulated in the Social Media has retracted the said write-up.
The author of the write-up who is the Deputy Director Public Relations and Protocol, Federal
University Dutsin-ma, Katsina state, Isiyaku Yusuf Karofi has accepted being the originator of the
The retraction is contained in a re-joinder by the author, Isiyaku Yusuf Karofi, in which he apologised
to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi, his family, friends, the Federal University Dutsin-
Ma and the general public on the embarrassment the write-up might have caused the Vice Chancellor
and his family.
Isiyaku Yusuf Karofi who is also the branch Chairman of the Non-Academic Staff Union of FUDMA,
NASU said in the rejoinder that “he belief that the write-up contained false accusations to which he
The full text of the retraction of the write-up is hereby attached.
HABIBU GARBA MATAZU
Director Public Relations and Protocol