General Buhari Threatens Legal Action Against AIT, NTA For Airing The Expository...

General Buhari Threatens Legal Action Against AIT, NTA For Airing The Expository Documentary ‘The Real Buhari’ [WATCH]

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on February 2, 2015
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General Muhammadu Buhari APC Nigeria
APC Presidential Aspirant General Muhammadu Buhari speaking during his visit to Bayelsa State on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | NAN

The Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (ret), has threatened to take legal action against the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, and the African Independent Television, AIT, for airing a documentary which revealed “The Real Buhari.

This came on a day the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, warned all broadcasting stations operating in the country to adhere strictly to the provisions of the broadcasting code or risk sanctions.

In a protest letter lodged through the Legal Director of APC Presidential Campaign Council, Mr. Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, SAN, Buhari, insisted that the two television stations must not only retract the “hate documentaries,” but also issue a public apology to him.

He said he would not hesitate to seek legal remedy should the television houses refuse to comply with the conditions.

Besides, the APC candidate said he had already petitioned the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, and the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, asking them to investigate both NTA and AIT over the hate broadcasts and take necessary punitive actions.

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