The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar reacts to the suspension of the licences AIT and Ray Power
AIT which is known as “African Independent Television” and Ray Power FM belonging to the Daar Communications Limited licenses withdrawn.
He wrote ;
“I am a lifelong democrat and throughout my political life, I have championed the principles of Separation of Powers. The Legislature has been challenged. The Judiciary has been tackled.
If, at this time, we stand by as the Press loses its independence, there will be little to differentiate us from a dictatorship. This should not happen. -AA”
Atiku Abubakar is currently waiting for Presidential election tribunal sitting in Abuja to decide on the petitions filed before the tribunal over the just conclude election.