Nigeria At 60: Atiku Abubakar Begs For Release Of Political Prisoners


Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday called on the Federal and State governments to release all political prisoners.

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the general elections made this call in the spirit of the 60th Independence celebration of the country.

Part of a statement, he shared on Twitter on Thursday, said ”In the spirit of our 60th Independence Anniversary, I call on the Federal and state governments, to release all political prisoners and detainees and discontinue the prosecution of such individuals.”

“If Nelson Mandela could reconcile with those who imprisoned him for twenty-seven years, we can reconcile with those who have disagreed with us.”


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