Buhari Warns Airport Officials Not To Stop Any Ex-Govt Officials From Travelling Out Of Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned against stoppage of officials of past administrations from traveling abroad .The president says all officials including ministers are entitled to their full rights and privileges under the constitution and must not be subjected to any undue harassment and intimidation at the airports or at other points of entry and exit.
Responding to some cases of “V.I.P stoppages” at the airports as reported to him on Saturday, a statement by Garba Shehu, Head of Buhari’s media team read..
“We have not banned anyone from travelling”.“Unless otherwise directed by the courts, no law-abiding citizens should be barred from travelling abroad. We must treat fellow citizens with courtesy and respect.
Officials at the borders and other points of entry and exit should conduct their affairs in strict compliance with due process. No one has my permission to bar anyone from travelling abroad,” the president said.
President Buhari directed all agencies under the government to run their affairs in full compliance with extant rules, regulations and the constitution of the country.
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