Abuja -? ?Online media have come under fire
for suggesting Interior Minister, Abdulrahman Daubazzu, converted his
Okeh Emmanuel, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps
spokesperson, said such reports were "baseless"
"fraudulent" and "malicious."
"It is a diversionary tactics of the evil ones to
cast aspersions on the personality of the Minister," Okeh said.
?He said minister, who was on a visit
to NSCDC facilities at Sauka, never beckoned on any of his aides to come and
clean his shoes as alleged.
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"If the aide carried out such a function, it means,
it was done voluntarily without any iota of compulsion," said Okeh.
He claimed the demonstration by the State Security
Services personnel was a mark of respect for his principal since he was not compelled
to do so. ? ?
"It should also be noted that, a man of the
calibre of the Minister who was one time Chief of Army staff is entitled to
aids that could help in ensuring that he looks neat at all times."
- CAJ News