Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja
The Federal Government on Sunday said the search on the aircraft of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, at the Abuja airport was a routine exercise that applied to all international arrivals.
The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja.
Sirika said while it was true that the Task Force on Currency at the airport did the routine action of checking the former Vice President’s travel bag, he was accorded full respect as a senior citizen.
He described the checks as mandatory, conventional,...readmore