Security Beefed Around Eagle Square Ahead of Buhari’s DeclarationFeatured, Latest News, National News, News, Politics Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Ayodele Afolabi, Abuja.
Ahead of the declaration of interest to contest the 2015 presidential elections of a three time Presidential aspirant and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) General Mohammadu Buhari, security has been beefed up around the government institutions near Eagle Square.
Anti Riot Police men, Solders and regular policemen have strategically cordoned the entrance to the Presidential Villa, the National Assembly as well as the National Secretariat.
Security sources said that the formal declaration of General Buhari at the Eagle Square in Abuja is expected to create security concern due to the very unpredictable nature of his supporters.
The source said that the government did not want to leave anything to chance owing to Buhari’s antecedents.
According to our source, the General has some passionate admirers and supporters who can almost idolised him and if adequate security is not provided , they could take the law into their hands.
“If there is any break down of law and order, it is President Jonathan that will be blamed. That is why security men are already positioned to guarantee peace before, during and after the declaration”
It is expected that Buhari’s formal declaration will witness an unprecedented attendance by passionate supporters of the General especially from the north.
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