London police invited to arrest journalist, who wanted to interview Buhari

1204, Tunde Oyedoyin

On Sunday, London correspondent of The Guardian Newspaper, Tunde Oyedoyin, escaped arrest at the Abuja House in London where President Muhammadu Buhari is spending his medical vacation.

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According to Oyedoyin’s employer, The Guardian, security staff at the Abuja House called in policemen to arrest Oyedoyin, who was on the premises to see President
Buhari and possibly interview him.

The paper said two police officers, Constables Marlett and Stock, were called in by the security staff at the Abuja House to arrest the reporter.

It said when the police arrived on their motorcycles, they took the reporter’s name and date of birth and subsequently made a check on the national database, before staying around for about 20 minutes and then left.

The report said the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki later emerged from the house in a black suit, accompanied by a male aide.

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