The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) 2023 presidential candidate, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has refuted the video in circulation, saying he was in strong good well being.
Waziri Adamawa in an announcement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, Monday additionally described the video in circulation as a piece of mischief with no understanding of safety protocols.
The video the place Atiku look fragile struggled to stroll and was helped strapped to his automotive seatbelt made spherical on social media.
The previous Vice President mentioned nothing might be farther from the reality, including that he was assisted to make sure excessive security as a part of protocols for a vital persona (VIP).
Atiku who mentioned his not averse to scrutiny due to the consequential nature of the 2023 elections cautioned that such scrutiny should not be predicated on rogue journalism.
The previous Vice President mentioned he wouldn’t have responded to the mischief, that he did in order that the purveyors won’t obtain their goal of making a unfavorable impression about his state of well being within the minds of Nigerians forward of the 2023 elections.
The assertion learn “Recall that the previous Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the PDP was in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State on Thursday for the grand rally of the PDP forward of weekend’s election and victory of its governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
“It is very important word that protecting operations encompasses all measures being put in place to make sure excessive security of a VIP each on foot actions, static and on the movement.
“It’s the accountability of the top of Atiku Abubakar’s safety to make sure his security earlier than the convoy commences any motion. Since VIP motion entails protecting driving, securing a VIP earlier than embarking on any kind of journey be it brief or lengthy distance can’t be overemphasised. The overriding consideration always is the security of Atiku Abubakar.
“We want to state that Atiku Abubakar shouldn’t be averse to scrutiny due to the consequential nature of the 2023 elections. Nevertheless, it’s our place that such scrutiny should not be predicated on a slash and burn rogue journalism as is the case with this contrived report”.