After nominations Mr. Amuriat was seen sitting and waving to his supporters on his way from the nomination grounds. It is on record that Mr. Amuriat reached the nomination grounds and was nominated on bear foot.
It is believed that Mr. Amuriat lost his shoes during the altercations with police as he was being stopped from accessing the head quarters of the FDC.
At one time after his nominations, he claimed to want to go to his barber shop to get a hair cut which the police refused. He wanted to meet his anxious supporters.