- October 16, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
Nigerians have been urged to welcome in good faith the recent decision of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to ban some high profile Nigerians from travelling abroad in a bit to implement the Executive Order six.
A legal Practitioner Barrister Effiong Abia, while speaking with PLANET NEWS said the President’s decision was in the best interest of the country, adding that government has the right to stop anyone from leaving the country if they had committed a crime and have criminal litigations.
Our correspondent Anthony Esin reports that Abia who is a former Commissioner in the state, dismissed the argument by some critics that the action amounted to infringement of the fundamental rights of the affected persons as encapsulated in section four of the constitution.
The presidency had in the weekend circulated a statement through spokesperson to the president, Garba Shehu, announcing the placement of 50 high-profile Nigerians on travelling restrictions.