President Buhari opens up on third term agenda: 2023 Elections
President Buhari opens up on third term agenda: 2023 Elections. He claims that he has no ambition to pursue a third term but the Election will be peaceful.
President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken up regarding the rumours of his third term agenda, saying he is not nursing such an ambition to pursue a third term.
However, the president stated that he will provide the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC with all the materials and resources that is needed to conduct a free, fair and successful election in 2023.
He alleged that those destroying INEC facilities were doing so to prevent the elections from taking place, but he gave the assurance that there will be no excuse for failure.
The Nigerian President insisted that his administration has no third term agenda, but he only vows to do its best to ensure a successful election across the country despite the increase in violence.
Buhari spoke on Tuesday the 1st of June, 2021, after receiving Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the State House, Abuja.
According to Yakubu, he said that facilities of the electoral umpire across the country have in recent times come under attack with about 11 of its offices either set ablaze or vandalized.
Speaking, Buhari said, “I received a briefing today from the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on the series of attacks on their facilities nationwide.
“These attacks are totally unacceptable, and we will not allow those behind them to achieve their evil objectives.
“I have assured INEC that we will make available to them everything they need to operate efficiently, so that no one will say we don’t want to go, or that we want a third term. There will be no excuse for failure. We will meet all of INEC’s demands.”
The president has vowed to do everything within his power to ensure that a peaceful election is conducted despite the attacks.
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