Presidency has come out to explain why President Buhari did not attend final burial of late COAS Attahiru Ibrahim and 10 other officers in Abuja
Presidency finally gives reasons for Buhari absence at Attairu COAS burial in a statement released by President aide Lauretta Onochie said for President to attend or go out to any event or ceremony the president needs at least nothing less than 48hrs for security and surveillance report before such outing will be granted. According to her Mr Buhari needed at least 48 hours clearance before he would depart Presidential Villa to any event.
Mrs Lauretta further said:
“For a President to be at any funeral or event outside the Presidential Villa, the event must have at least 48 hours for intelligence operatives to do surveillance and clearance before the President can go based on the Security report.”
“In a case where the COAS and his team died yesterday and had to be buried today, you don’t expect the President to go there where there is no security clearance.”
“The minimum time of 48 hours wasn’t met. In insecurity parlance, funeral ceremonies are where politically exposed persons face more
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