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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president”.
The drama, the controversy, the confusion, the double entendre, attended by seeming cowardice, that grew around a statement, perhaps the statements, purportedly issued by former military President Ibrahim Babangida on Sunday, February 4, is absolutely unnecessary, unfortunate and utterly avoidable.
The media adviser to ex-Nigerian leader Ibrahim Babangida, Kassim Afegbua, who was declared wanted by the police has absolved himself of any wrongdoing.
Kassim Afegbua, a spokesperson for former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, said on Monday that he received no invitation from the police over a statement he signed on behalf of his principal Sunday afternoon.
The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has claimed that former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, indeed issued a statement telling President Muhammadu Buhari not to stand for re-election next year.
The spokesperson to former president Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), Kassim Afegbua, speaking on a Channels television programme on Sunday evening said that the statement accrued to the septuagenarian is not personalised to the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari.
The spokesman of Ibrahim Babaginda, Kassim Afegbua, says the former military president authorised the statement he issued earlier.
Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has allegedly disowned a press statement authored on his behalf by his spokesman Kassim Afegbua.
Former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to shelve any plans to seek reelection in 2019, noting that Nigeria would be better without Buhari's "analogue system."
He called on Nigerians to cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari to complete his term of office on May 29th, 2019 and collectively prepare the way for new generation (of) leaders to assume the mantle of leadership of the country.
Former military leader, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stand down after his first term in 2019.
Former military president Ibrahim Babangida has asked Nigerians to co-operate with President Muhammadu Buhari until his tenure ends — but vote for a new generation of leaders in 2019.
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