News, Politics

BREAKING NEWS: President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, Set For A Historic Meeting, Ahead Of The 2019 General Elections – FULL DETAILS

President Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, and other Presidential Candidates, are to sign a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, not only to undertake violence-free campaigns, but also to avoid hate speeches and unguarded utterances, during their campaign activities, ahead of 2019.

Former Head of State and Chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, who disclosed this after a meeting with a delegation from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, led by its Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, also said that the Chairmen of all the registered political parties, would do same.

Abubakar, who said the meeting was aimed at receiving briefing from the Electoral umpire on its preparedness in the conduct of the 2019 polls, expressed worry over the security situation in the country, especially the heightened security problems in the North-East.

He said: “The Chairman of INEC has briefed us on the preparation for the elections, his challenges, and what he is going to do to make sure that there is successful free and fair elections.


“We will do our best to help sanitise the political arena. You, members of the Press, have a duty to educate our people and Politicians, so that when they go on campaigning, they campaign on issues, and that there should be politics without bitterness.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.