The Punch Newspapers correspondent, OLekan Adetayo has been recalled to the State House, according to a statement obtained by from the presidency.

Adetayo was expelled by the Chief Security Officer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Abubakar.

The statement read, “Lekan Adetayo, The Punch Newspapers Correspondent, has been recalled to the State House. We reiterate President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to press freedom.”

”We just got a clearance from Malam Lawal Daura, the DG SSS to recall Lekan to the Villa. The Special Adviser on Media, Femi Adesina and I will resolve the issues. Lekan should be assured that he is safe. We will straighten out everything,” Garba Shehu also confirmed the development on his twitter handle.

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