Saturday, 16 November 2013

Nasir El-Rufai Held Hostage in His Hotel Room At Anambra By The Nigerian SSS

Reports from Nigeria’s South Eastern
State of Anambra has it that the State
Security Service has held down one of the
main opposition leaders Nasir ERufai who is of the All Progressives Congress.

El-Rufai has always been critical of the government and has had a history of arrests with the SSS. While elections are currently on-going in the said Anambra, the reason behind this particular arrest are unclear but there are indications the order is from the Nigerian Presidency. The arrest has since been confirmed by the country’s biggest newspaper platform, The Punch.

Nasir El-Rufai is a registered observer of the elections on behalf of his party the All Progressives Congress (APC). He is currently held at his hotel.

Updates from his twitter page indicate
his phone has been seized, This was done while he was on the phone to Nigeria’s Africa Independent Television (AIT).

About an hour ago El-rufai posted a tweet on tweeter of his stealth escape.


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