The Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday known as for psychological nicely being checks for President Muhammadu Buhari; former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and all totally different candidates contesting the 2019 presidential election.
It said the check out should be carried out by an neutral crew of specialists in psychological nicely being factors.
The coalition’s demand was contained in a press release by its first nationwide spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere.
Ugochinyere said the check out was very important in an effort to confirm the presidential candidates’ psychological stability sooner than elections, “so that any person who does not pass the examination should not be allowed to participate in the election.”
He said the CUPP had secured the assurances of Atiku, who’s contesting the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, to matter himself to the medical check out throughout the frequent curiosity of Nigeria.
He urged Buhari to speak further to Nigerians and Nigerian journalists, notably by way of presidential media chat.
He added, “CUPP moreover calls on President Buhari to face the Nigerian media and stop holding them in disdain as they’re professionals and are renowned world over for his or her expertise.
“How could a President not talk to any Nigerian media residence or journalist for over three years?
“How could a President preserve his full nation’s media and residents in such disdain that he speaks to them solely by way of a crowd of spokespersons?
“Nigerians have to know the identities of the people that write his speeches, their ideologies and their stake throughout the Nigerian problem on account of, many a time, the President reads speeches that are not in tune with actuality, as he did in the middle of the presentation of value vary 2019 and was rightly booed by lawmakers.
“This medical examination is very necessary and all Nigerians of goodwill should join this call for the unveiling of the real facts behind this façade presented to Nigerians.”