by ‘Jola Sotubo
The former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasir el-Rufai, is said to have been summoned to appear before the State Security Service (SSS).
Mallam el-Rufai is said to have been invited by the SSS over statements he made which have been termed inciting.
el-Rufai, who is now the Interim Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, is said to have stated that the 2015 elections would be violent.
The State Security Service (SSS) has invited Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, to appear at its headquarters in Abuja today over a statement attributed to him in the Thursday edition of one of the national newspapers (not LEADERSHIP).
el- Rufai, former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), was reportedly invited to clarify the statement where he was quoted to have stated that, “The next election is likely to be violent and many people are likely going to die. And the only alternative left to get power is to take it by force, this is the reality on the ground.”
The former FCT minister had warned that the 2015 general polls would be marred by riots and other forms of violence that might lead to loss of lives and property except the INEC and security agencies were ready to hold credible polls.