President Muhammadu Buhari has said that officials of past administrations including ministers are entitled to their full rights andprivileges 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 by Garba Shehu, Head of Buhari’s media team, the President said “We have not banned anyone from traveling”.
Responding to some cases of “V.I.P stoppages” at the airports as reported to him on Saturday, 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.
“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