Atiku Abubakar, the People Democratic Party Presidential Candidate has been arrested by the Department of Security Service DSS shortly after returning to Nigeria from his Dubai.
Atiku came back to Nigeria on Sunday from Dubai. He left Nigeria for Dubai shortly winning the PDP Presidential primary in Porth Harcourt.
While in Dubai, he held meetings with members of his campaign team led by the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, who is also the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki; National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus; and his (Atiku’s) running mate, Mr Peter Obi, among others
Upon returning to Nigeria, Atiku alleged fear that security agencies are searching for him. He had accused APC of sending Security agents to intimidate him.
Atiku Abubakar took to his Twitter handle to complain about the attempt of Security Agencies to arrest and intimidate him.
He wrote: ” I arrived in Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, aimed at intimidating me and my staff. I am committed to building a Nigeria where no citizen is intimidated by agents of the state who are paid to protect them.”
I arrived to Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, aimed at intimidating me and my staff.
I am committed to building a Nigeria where no citizen is intimidated by agents of state who are paid to protect them.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) November 11, 2018