By Arogbonlo Israel
Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, says any try to alter the current authorities apart from the poll field or by means of constitutional means is treasonable and no cheap authorities will tolerate such an try.
Keyamo, a member of the cupboard of the President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed this in a sequence of tweet on Monday.
Earlier, the previous presidential candidate and writer of on-line information medium, SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, was reportedly injured by a tear gasoline canister allegedly shot by a feminine officer in Abuja.
The convener of the #RevolutionNow and #BuhariMustGo campaigns, was making ready to carry a rally with some associates when the incident occurred on the Unity Fountain in Abuja, Monday.
Reacting, the minister wrote; “After lengthy years of turbulent, army govts, Nigerians have agreed to undertake democracy as the very best and solely type of govt. Any try to alter a authorities apart from the poll field or different constitutional means is treasonable regardless of how it’s packaged in some sentimental jargon.
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“All arguments against a govt should be geared towards persuading the citizens to vote against it at the next polls or invoking constitutional provisions through democratic institutions. Any shortcut outside these is an invitation to anarchy and no reasonable govt will tolerate it.”
Meanwhile, Vanguard reviews the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) Police Command, debunked the viral message in some sections of the social media purporting that ‘Omoyele Sowere was shot by a female Assistant Commissioner of Police’ on the Unity Fountain, describing it as false and faux information.
This was contained in a press release made accessible to information males in Abuja by the Spokesperson of the Command ASP Mariam Yusuf.
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