2023 Presidency: President Buhari Gives Final Instruction To Candidates
FCT Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated candidates contesting for the presidential polls to accept the outcome of the 2023 general election come Saturday, February 25.
He appealed on Wednesday, February 22, at the election peace accord held at the international conference centre in Abuja.
According to a statement issued by his media aide, Femi Adesina, President Buhari said;
“Let me remind all Nigerians not for the first time that this is the only country we have, and we must do everything to keep it safe, united and peaceful.”
“Any aggrieved candidate should resort to the established judicial processes, and we must have the confidence to trust our legal systems.
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“I once again ask the candidates to abide by the spirit and letter of the Accord they have signed today.”
Shun violence, go to court if not satisfied – Buhari to candidates
As reported by Channels TV, he urged candidates not to instigate riots or violence when the result is announced.
President Buhari noted that whosoever is unsatisfied with the election should channel their grouse to the appropriate courts for proceedings.
“There should be no riots or acts of violence after the announcement of the election results. All grievances, personal or institutional, should be channelled to the relevant courts.”