From ISMAIL OMIPIDAN, KadunaContrary to the claim by the Police Command in Kaduna that its recent ban on political gatherings had no ulterior motive, Saturday Sun can authoritatively reveal that the ban was announced to stop former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, General Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) and other leading northern leaders, from discussing 2015, in Kaduna.
For two Saturdays consecutively, two groups, that ostensibly had the backing of the government, held political rallies in Kaduna, where they tried to canvass support for President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 ambition.
But barely three days after the last event, and exactly four days to a “Town Hall” meeting on 2015 election, where most people considered in government circle, as “enemies” of Jonathan’s 2015 ambition, would have been assembled, to discuss the way forward for 2015, the Kaduna State Police Command, issued a warning banning all forms of political gatherings and rallies.
According to the Police, the decision was reached after the State’s Security Council meeting. Curiously, it was the first time, the decision of such meeting, was being communicated to members of the public, through the police, in recent time.
Investigations by Saturday Sun however revealed …
Source: The Sun News