Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP, within the final normal elections has referred to as on the Federal and State governments to launch all political prisoners.
Atiku, a former Vice President, made the decision within the spirit of the 60th Independence celebration of the nation
A part of a press release, he shared on Twitter on Thursday, stated ”Within the spirit of our 60th Independence Anniversary, I name on the Federal and state governments, to launch all political prisoners and detainees and discontinue the prosecution of such people.
“If Nelson Mandela might reconcile with those that imprisoned him for twenty-seven years, we will reconcile with those that have disagreed with us.
Nigeria marks her golden independence celebrations on Thursday, October 1, 2020, the place President Muhammadu Buhari introduced N161 as the brand new pump worth of petrol within the nation.
He additionally berated earlier governments from 1999 to 2015 for criticising his authorities, accusing them of presiding over the near-destruction of the nation.