An official of Leadership Newspapers on Friday disclosed that soldiers who claimed to be acting on orders from above have confiscated copies of the paper meant for the North West region. The MD of the Leadership Group, Azubuike Ishekwene stated that the papers were seized at the toll gate on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway. He said the newspaper’s van heading to the North West was intercepted and the whole consignment was seized.
He also said the consignment meant for the South East too was affected as it was taken up by authorities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.
Efforts to reach Brig Gen Olajide Olaleye, the Army spokesman were not successful as of the time of filing this report.