President Muhammadu Buhari has referred to as on Nigerians to return out en masse and take part within the supplementary elections scheduled for 17 states on Saturday March 23, 2019.
President Buhari, who thanked voters for re-electing him for a second time period in workplace, mentioned he would always remember their sacrifices in defying harsh climate situations to vote for him.
The President mentioned: ‘‘I was deeply overwhelmed by your show of incredible confidence in me, and I will never let you down. Thank you for your sincere show of support for me.’’
President Buhari, nevertheless, appealed to voters to not get bored with popping out to vote within the supplementary elections, including ‘‘these elections are no less important than others before them.’’
The President appealed to voters to vote for the candidates they imagine will ship on guarantees as a result of it’s their “constitutionally assured democratic rights.’’
President Buhari dismissed rumours and insinuations that he was forcing voters to elect candidates apart from these they most popular.
Describing the rumours as baseless, the President mentioned at no time did he give directions that the voters ought to vote explicit candidates.
‘‘I believe in the will of the people, and I cannot, therefore, put pressure on voters to elect leaders they don’t like,’’ the President mentioned emphatically.
President Buhari additionally referred to as on INEC and safety companies to make sure that the supplementary elections are performed peacefully and in accordance with the regulation and structure.
The President assured Nigerians that he’s able to work with elected representatives of the people no matter occasion platforms on which they’re elected.
President Buhari mentioned he’ll work in one of the best curiosity of the nation and democracy.
Senior Special Assistant to the President
(Media & Publicity)
March 22, 2019