A national leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Buba Galadima, has been released from custody.
Galadima was said to have been arrested by suspected security operatives during the presidential election on Saturday, February 23, The Cable reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Galadima was accused by the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation of plotting to announce Atiku Abubakar of the PDP winner of the presidential election.
The national leader was said to have been spotted at a press conference addressed by his party's presidential candidate in Abuja on Wednesday, February 27.
Legit.ng previously reported that the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan, claimed that Alhaji Buba Galadima, a spokesperson of Atiku presidential campaign, was "kidnapped by masked security operatives, his whereabouts is unknown."
The PDP spokesman made this known in the evening of Sunday, February 24, via Twitter.
He tweeted: "Nigerians and the world over should know this— Alhaji Buba Galadima has just been kidnapped by masked security operatives, his whereabouts is unknown.
"Buhari/APC are hell bent on destroying our hard earned democracy.
"We will never be cowed, the will of the people MUST prevail."
Meanwhile, in a previous report by Legit.ng, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Saturday, February 23 presidential election and asked Atiku Abubakar and other candidates to accept defeat in good faith.
The labour congratulated the president in a statement on Wednesday, February 27, by its president, Ayuba Wabba.
The union also congratulated other candidates for their participation and urged them to adhere to the peace accord they signed before the election.
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It said: “The Nigeria Labour Congress wishes to congratulate Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, being the second person to get re-elected since the return to civilian rule twenty years ago.
“We also wish to congratulate other candidates for their participation and urge them to accept the outcome of the election, and adherence to the peace accord they had signed before the election.”
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