The Peoples Democratic Social gathering, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has referred to as for the arrest of the Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed for alleging that he was plotting to sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Atiku made the decision whereas claiming that some “unscrupulous elements” had been plotting to implicate him.
In an announcement by his media aide, Paul Ibe, the previous Vice President claimed that a part of the plan was for some unnamed individuals to carryout some crimes and indict him and “senior personalities” of the PDP.
The assertion reads: “We want to blow the whistle as an early-warning alert of the grandiose scheme being put collectively by some unscrupulous parts aimed toward jeopardising the popularity of His Excellency, Atiku Abubakar within the coming days and weeks.
“By the advantage of what’s starting to unfold, there are plans to create some upsets throughout the nation whereby alleged perpetrators of such crimes will have interaction in phantom names-dropping of Atiku Abubakar and a few senior personalities within the Peoples Democratic Social gathering.
“Already, we’re abreast of another plans to plant fictitious tales in some mushroom media retailers aimed toward discrediting Atiku and his political social gathering, the PDP.
“It, subsequently, turns into preponderant that we alert the general public of this demonic plan and to say that will probably be imprudent to compromise the peace and safety of Nigerians in an effort to rating an inexpensive political purpose.
“In direction of this finish, and for the umpteenth time, we name on the Federal Authorities to be awake to its duties of offering safety and making certain peace, and to desist from actions and utterances which might be able to exposing our fault traces.
“It is vitally unsettling that senior administration officers, particularly those that are the mouthpiece of presidency will make reckless however calculated feedback to tarnish the picture of Atiku Abubakar and authorities will sit idly on it.
“With the conclusion reached by relevant security outfits that there is no evidentiary proof to back the claim by Lai Mohammed that the opposition was planning to upstage the government, we demand that the information minister should be arrested for a breach of security and an apology rendered to Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.”