The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest encompassing the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
Buhari spoke to Nigerians during a national telivision and broadcast on Friday.
Mr President assured the state that security agencies had worked diligently to make sure that adequate security measures area unit in situ throughout the election amount.
Buhari further said, “Do not be terrified of rumours of violence and unrest. Our security agencies have worked diligently to make sure that adequate security measures are in place
“You are going to be ready to choose an environment of openness and peace, void of worry from threat or intimidation.”
He additionally allayed any worry that members of the international community and election observers may need.
“International and domestic monitors and observers area unit assured of their safety and freedom of movement required to perform their necessary functions,” the President said; thanking them “for their contributions to our democracy.”
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Affirming the importance of the elections to African nation, Buhari same, “Tomorrow is associate degree encounter with history during which you, the people, shall affirm your collective belief in our national greatness and in our future.
“I raise that you just embrace and hold on to the importance of the instant presently to be upon North American country.
“Honour your responsibility as voters by attending to the polls tomorrow to vote for the govt of your selection, for the govt which will lead African nation toward its finest destiny.
“As voters there’s no larger duty than this and no larger honour. Tomorrow, i do know you’ll, once again, build African nation pleased with its individuals.
“May God bless our democracy and forever bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”