- Detained security aides of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, have been released from police custody
- The aide de camp to First Lady, Usman Shugaba, was released on Monday, June 15, alongside other security personnel attached to Aisha Buhari
- The aides were released following an order from the inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu
The security aides to the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, have been released from police custody four days after they were detained over a shooting incident at the presidential villa.
According to Sahara Reporters, the aide de camp to First Lady, Usman Shugaba, was released on Monday, June 15, alongside other security personnel attached to Aisha Buhari.
The newspaper, citing sources close to the presidential villa, stated that the aides were released following an order from the inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu.
The report stated that Shugaba was immediately reassigned to the Force Headquarters in Abuja after his release.
Legit.ng had reported that the wife of the Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, issued the demand in one of her tweets late on Friday, June 12.
Aisha said the release of her aides was important in order to prevent them from contracting the dreaded coronavirus disease while in detention.
She did not reveal the details of exactly what happened in her tweets posted on her official Twitter handle.
Meanwhile, Aisha Buhari has been slammed by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sanni Umar over the shooting incident at the presidential villa.
Umar who spoke on the incident during his appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Monday, June 15, argued that it was not Aisha's duty to quarantine anyone.
He said the role should have been left for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
To news on security, a group, the Coalition Against Killings in Northern Nigeria (CAKIN), has condemned the incessant killings of innocent people in the northern part of the country.
Legit.ng reported that the coalition in a statement it issued on Monday, June 15, at Arewa House, Kaduna, lamented that the elected governments at both the federal and state levels have failed in their primary responsibilities of protecting lives and property of the citizens.
The coalition comprises the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria led by Isa Abubakar; Arewa Youth Consultative Forum led by Yerima Shettima; Northern Anti-corruption Front led by Yusuf Idris Amoke; Arewa Youth Assembly led by Mohammed Salihu Danlami; Joint Action Committee of Northern Youth Associations led by Murtala Abubakar; CUPS led by Idris Mohammed; and Arewa Youth Forum led by Gambo Gujungu.
It said that despite being a retired soldier in the Nigerian Army and being at the helms of affairs in the country for five years, President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has failed to tame the ugly incident of insecurity in the country.
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