Nigeria’s former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar has commended the Conduct of the Country’s general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
General Abdulsalami Abubakar Who is the Chairman Of an organization formed for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians, mentioned to Voice of Nigeria in Minna the Niger State capital in North Central Nigeria on the tremendous and excellent effort by INEC in making sure elections were conducted despite numerous obstacles encountered by the commission.
“By and large the election was peaceful and report from the International observers gave INEC a pass mark despite the disappointment for the postponement and shifting the date of the first presidential election.”
The Accord singed by presidential candidates before the presidential and National Assembly’s elections in Nigeria according to the former Nigeria’s Head of State has really played a significant role in dousing tensions that may lead to violence in some areas of the country during or after the elections.
“By and large quite a number have abide by the accord because of the people involved in their utterances caution their supporters and appealed to them to maintained peace during the electioneering period.”
The former Military Head Of State of Nigeria however appealed to Nigerians in the country to always give peace a chance by voting a candidate if their choice .
He also cautioned the people, especially the down trodden to always be cautious and desist from political thuggery and other issues alike, as the end result always affect them unlike the haves who always interact within themselves.