The Facility Manager in the letter added further, “We apologise for the oversight on our part to note the date in relation to the nature of the event. We regret every inconvenience caused by this.”.
However, while reacting, the Kwankwaso Campaign Organisation said it “sees the development as a handiwork of the government in power who will not see anything good in growing our fledgling democracy as no level playing field has been created to allow for viable opposition in the country.
“Even at that, earlier Tuesday morning the Abuja International Conference and Eagle Square, managed by the Integrated Facility Management Services Ltd refused us access to inspect the premises demanding us to present a police permit, when actual approval for the use of the Eagle Square has been sought and paid for more than one week to the said declaration.
“The above development will in no way dampen our morale to go ahead with the declaration or chicken-out as it will only embolden us to legally pursue our fundamental right to freedom of movement and association.”
Penpushing reports that, following the shocking development, Kwankwaso, in a swift response announced a new venue for his formal Presidential declaration, which is now hold at Chida Hotel in Utako, Abuja.