Buhari warns airport officials, others, against stopping ex-Ministers from traveling


Mr. President says officials of past administrations 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.

In a statement today, he said: “We have not banned anyone from traveling.” Responding to some cases of “V.I.P stoppages” at the airports as reported to him today, 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.

He added that: “Unless otherwise directed by the courts, no law-abiding citizens should be barred from traveling 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 going anywhere”…… even if the person is going to hell……

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