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If Daily Trust breaks the law, follow due process instead of resorting to jackboot — Atiku

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The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 General Elections , Atiku Abubakar, has urged the military to follow due process in the case of Daily Trust newspapers whose offices were invaded on Sunday evening by armed soldiers .

The Nigerian Army on Sunday night said it invaded the Daily Trust offices in Abuja and Maiduguri , Borno State to invite workers of the media company over a story in its Sunday publication, “ which divulged classified military information , thus undermining national security . ”

The Army said the invasion was “ done with the best of intention , ” claiming that its invitation of the workers was to make them realise the implications of the publication to national security .

Taking to his verified Twitter handle @ atiku , the PDP flag bearer had tweeted :


Meanwhile , the Federal Government has ordered the soldiers to vacate the newspaper ’ s premises .

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