Garba Shehu, the senior special Assistant to president Muhammadu Buhari, said on Friday that Buhari administration is the most democratic government in the history of Nigeria.
“People should be free to say whatever because this country is under the best democratic government that we have had since the fourth republic, ” Mr Shehu said in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily in Abuja.
He said that the Buhari-led administration place premuim on freedom of speech as a fundamental human rights.
Mr Garba stressed that his principal is focused on tackling the security crisis and the unity of the country.
“The President will not lock up people, there is no assassination by state actors under Buhari and so, therefore, people can say whatever they want to say. They will go home and sleep very soundly.”
“This President is focused on securing this country, he is focused on the unity of this country and he will preserve it,” he said.