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Ahmed Isah ‘Ordinary President’ caught slapping guest on live programme


Media personality, Ahmed Isah, has been trending on social media after a viral video of him hitting an interviewee accused of setting her brother’s daughter on fire emerged online.

Isah, popularly known as ‘Ordinary President’ was captured in a new BBC Africa Eye documentary slapping a woman at least twice on set.

The BBC documentary carried out by Peter Nkanga x-rays the programme and how Isah uses it to help ordinary citizens to get justice; he also helps solicit funds for victims when necessary.

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In the documentary making the rounds on social media, the activist is seen slapping a woman after she held back from answering his questions.

In the course of his investigation, Isah probed the woman to understand how she got to know the girl she set on fire was a witch.

“Nobody…I don’t know what came over me. Please, I’m begging for forgiveness,” she said.

“Tell me what happened, I’ll give you one last chance”, Isah said. “I don’t know what happened,” the woman replied.

Few seconds later, he slapped her.

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The ‘Berekete’ presenter, who is quite popular in Abuja, has over the years developed a growing reputation for helping ordinary people to secure justice via his radio and television shows.

He is the host of a programme, Brekete Family, which airs on Human Rights Radio 101.1 in Abuja and streams online via social media platforms.

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The programme offers ordinary citizens the opportunity to tell their stories bordering on the injustice they have experienced.

Watch video below: