Former FCT Minister and Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC,
Mallam el-Rufai has been reportedly detained by the State Security Service (SSS) in his hotel room in Anambra State.
El-Rufai via his twitter handle @el-rufai said: “The DG-SSS did not pick my call, yet to call back. I have complained to another senior officer. It is unlawful detention and will be resisted!
“I intend to discharge my duties today no matter what, and will go out when ready. I will dare the SSS to shoot…..we wait and see…thanks.
Further updates from his twitter handle revealed that his phone was also seized: “In the midst of a phone interview with AIT’s Obiora Ilo, the SSS forcefully and unlawfully seized the phone thus abruptly end the interview.”