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Buhari Vs AIT: IGP Orders Water Tight Security Around Media Houses Nationwide



by Musa Abdullahi

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Solomon E. Arase NPM, fdc is concerned about the recent attacks on the media houses, and journalists.

He has therefore ordered water-tight security around media houses nationwide.

NewsWireNGR recalls the statement is being issued Tuesday, a day after Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari had yesterday barred the Africa independent Television, AIT, from the coverage of all his activities..

But according to the police, “The directive is in line with the mandate of the Nigeria Police Force to protect lives and property of the citizenry under the law.”

The IGP acknowledges the valuable roles of the media to the enthronement of democracy in Nigeria, in a statement issued by CP Emmanuel C.S.Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer.

Though the case of AIT Vs Buhari saga wasn’t sighted in the statement but the IGP further advices citizens to be more vigilant and proactive and to report any suspicious movement or persons to the Police promptly for appropriate action.


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