Security search of my private jet premiditated, Atiku says


Atiku Abubakar

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday said the Sunday’s search of his private aircraft on his return to Abuja from Dubai, was premeditated.

Atiku, who said he had never been searched before now by security agents at the airport even though he frequently flies in and out of the country, contended that the action had been signaled by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in an earlier statement demanding for the search.

A statement issued by his presidential campaign organization in Abuja, recalled that on November 5, 2018, the APC released an official statement accusing the former Vice President of having strategy meetings for the purpose of moving “illicit cash” into Nigeria and the party asked the security services to investigate him and his plane.

The statement quoted the APC as saying at the time:…

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