hmmm.. Buhari bars AIT from covering his programmes


The African Independent Television has been barred by the President–Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari from covering all his activities.

The AIT crew on Monday ,at the Defence House, the venue of the meeting between the president elect and a visiting Cuban delegates, led by the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, were told to leave the vicinity until further notice by the security advisers of Gen. M. Buhari, on reasons of security and ethics.

“ Yes, we were told but we cannot just leave, we have a job to do. In any case, we have not been officially informed about what we have done wrong” one of the crew said.

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Director of Press of APC Presidential Campaign Organisation confirmed the statement, and said “ AIT has been asked to stay aside based on security and family concerns. In addition, General Buhari has decided that they will have to resolve some issues relating to standards and ethics”

“We will be talking with them to try and resolve the matter but for now, the station has been asked to stay aside because, like I said, there are some family and security concerns”

“They have been asked to step down their coverage until we resolve the matter with them on ethics and standards”

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