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The Former Head of States and Chairman National Peace Committee, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) has advised eligible Voter’s in the country not to sell their votes during the 2023 general election.

Abubakar spoke to Newsmen shortly after a closed door meeting of National peace committee meeting in Minna on Thursday.

He appeals to Nigerians to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner as the programme of electoral process  is about to start.

“Don’t sell your votes but vote for a credible leaders that would provide basic infrastructure that would enhance the wellbeing of the citizens”, he mentioned.

He said that it was only through the peaceful conduct of electoral process that credible and honest leaders  would emerge.

” if we want to have it good we must work towards electing responsible to manage our  nation resources for optimal performance”,he said.

Abdulsalam stated that the desire objectives of having good democratic governance would only be possible if eligible Nigerians shun all kind of violence and not engage in selling their voters cards.

The former military Head of state also called on politicians especially those seeking elective position to play responsibly during and after general election.

He said that this would only be possible if the political class mobilize their followers to shun all kind of violence and thuggery.

Also speaking INEC National Chairman ,Prof Mahmoud Yakubu said that the commission is fully prepare to conduct free,fair and credible election.

He called on politicians to cooperate with the commission for the successful implementation of electoral process.

He appealed to the mass media to sensitive eligible Nigerians on the dangers involved in political violence and thuggery.

We at the commission are battle ready to provide a level playing ground for the smooth implementation of all the electoral process.

Those on the entourage are the Sultan Saad Abubakar, Etsu Nupe Yahaya Abubakar , Bishop Hassan  Kukah of Sokoto Diocese along with Prof Mahmud Yakubu, INEC National chairman also in attendance at  the meeting are Gen.Martins Agwai, Alhaji Yayale Ahmed,Emir of Suleja, Malam Auwal Ibrahim , Aliko Dangote, Mike Otedola are part of the stakeholders forum for peaceful conduct of political campaigns across the country.


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