President-elect Gen. Buhari says he never gave the directive to anyone to bar AIT from covering his activities. In a statement released this evening and signed by the Director of Publicity for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Garba Shehu, Gen Buhari said this is the era of change and that he along with his staff will ensure they do not make the same mistakes the outgoing government made.
“The time for change has come and we must avoid making the same mistakes that the outgoing government made” the statement read in part.
The statement also stated that Gen Buhari instructed his staff to”steer clear of all dealings with the media, and leave all media affairs to his official media team. “I would like everyone to henceforth stay within his/her defined area of responsibility,” Buhari said.