No fewer than 50 high profile Nigerians are placed on travel ban by President Muhammadu Buhari, following the implementation of the Executive Order 6.
The individuals affected include ex-governors, ex-ministers, and other persons facing trial for alleged corrupt practices.
According to the list which was obtained by The Nation, former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, former Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Innocent Umezulike, are affected.
Thirteen ex-governors in the list are Murtala Nyako (Adamawa); Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia);Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto); Saminu Turaki (Jigawa); Gabriel Suswam (Benue); Danjuma Goje (Gombe); Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu); Muazu Babangida Aliyu (Niger); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Rasheed Ladoja (Oyo); Ibrahim Shehu Shema (Katsina); Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo); and Gbenga Daniel (Ogun).
Also in the list are seven ex-ministers, which include Femi Fani-Kayode, Bala Mohammed, Abba Moro, Jumoke Akinjide, Bashir Yuguda, Nenadi Usman, and Ahmadu Fintiri.
Others who made the watch-list are a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral A.D. Jibri; a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh; former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar; a former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero; and a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.
Also, former Chairman of AIT, Chief Raymond Dokpesi; a former Special Assistant to ex-president Jonathan on Domestic matters, Waripamowei Dudafa; Chief Jide Omokore; and Dele Belgore (SAN) among others, made the list.
Meanwhile, presidency has stated that it would not release the names of affected persons.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known on Sunday.
“I want to confirm to you that we have not issued any list and we are not doing so,” he stated.
He noted that those high profile cases has been ongoing between 7 to 10 years, stressing that most of them were originated by previous administrations.