Breaking News

Lawyers caution FG against travel ban

Kindly Share This Story:

The League of Patriotic Lawyers has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately reverse the travel ban on some high profile politically exposed persons.

Briefing newsmen yesterday, the Chairman of the group and former President of Students Union of the University of Benin,  Mr. Abubakar Yesufu, described the travel ban as a travesty of justice, and a violation of the separation of powers as contained in Nigeria’s constitution.

File: Lawyers

His words: “While it is doubtful whether security agents and even the courts can validly restrain a perceived fugitive offender or politically exposed person, the presumption of innocence and fair hearing as enshrined in our constitution does not give the President liberty to abridge that right.

Group urges AGF to intervene in Plateau crisis  

Thus President Buhari should immediately recall that list and thread the path of justice, individual liberty and the rule of law.

“We also commend former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate. Obi remains a true hero of democracy, financial prudence and a pride of the Igbo nation. He is vibrant and patriotic.’’

Kindly Share This Story:
All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.


Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!