Multiple reactions have trailed friday shooting at the Aso rock villa during a clash between Aisha Buhari and Sabiu Yusuf, a personal assistant of the President.
The clash which occured in the night has caused an uproar in the presidency and Nigeria as a whole.
The security aides of the first lady were later arrested and detained by the police, under the instructions of its head, Mohammed Adamu.
The first lady however asked Adamu, inspector-general of police (IGP), to release her aides yesterday.
Reacting today, the Presidency in a statement by Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu said the president has ordered an investigation into the incident.
Tye statement said “The Presidency wishes to acknowledge concerns expressed by several members of the public regarding the recent incident among the occupants of the State House which escalation led to the arrest of some staff by the police,”
”This is to assure all and everyone that the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, is not, and was not at anytime in any form of danger arising, either from deadly infections or the reported incident by security personnel which is currently under investigation.
The statement noted that the incidence occured outside the main residence of the President.
“Armed guards and other security personnel assigned to the State House receive the necessary training of especially weapons handling and where they come short, their relevant agencies have their rules and regulations to immediately address them”
The statement said the President has acted in compliance with the rule of law, having authorized the proper investigation to be carried out into this unfortunate incident by the Police.
”That a minor occurrence is being used by some critics to justify attacks on the government and the person of President Muhammadu Buhari beggars belief. In this particular instance, the President says the law should be allowed to take its course.”