Breaking: Atiku returns from Dubai, undergoes thorough security checks – Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has returned from his vacation trip to Dubai.
Financial Watch gathers a special Security squad comprise of the Army, Police, Custom and Immigration officers carried out a thorough security check on the former Vice President and his aircraft.
During the search, video recording gadgets and other devices were used to capture the exercise but nothing implicating was found on the Adamawa-born politician.
However, supporters of the presidential candidate have condemned the security check, describing it as harassment.
According to Ilemona Onoja, aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Atiku was harassed by the special security squad.
“Apparently, lies propaganda and intimidation are going to be fixtures in this election,” he tweeted.
@OfficialPDPNig presidential candidate @atiku was harassed & subjected to a search on arrival from Dubai earlier this afternoon by a special forces unit.
Apparently, lies propaganda & intimidation are going to be fixtures in this elections.
— Igala_King (@I_Am_Ilemona) November 11, 2018
Also, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce condemned the security check.
“Nigeria is not a fascist state. We will not return to a jackboot dictatorship,” he stated.
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