Wednesday, June 16, 2021

JUST IN: Buhari, Osinbajo, APC governors in emergency meeting over polls


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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently attending an emergency National Caucus Meeting with vice president, Yemi Osinbajo and governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC at the party headquarters.

Also in attendance is APC national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu.

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Sources said the meeting is to discuss critical issues as regards to the postponement of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

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Speaking at the meeting, Mr Buhari said anybody who gets directly or indirectly involved in the snatching of ballot boxes during the 2019 general election does so “at the expense of his own life”.

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Mr Buhari added further those those who influence ballot box snatch it may find out it is their last unlawful action.

“Anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or lead thugs to disturb, it may be that [this will be] the last unlawful action you will take,” Mr Buhari said.

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“I rarely give the military and the police [the power] to be ruthless. We are not going be blamed but we won’t rig election. I want Nigerians to be respected; let them vote whoever they want across the parties. I’m not afraid of it.

“The whole 36 states in Nigeria, I went round. I think I have got enough support across the country to look after me. So I’m going to warn anybody who thinks he has enough influence in his locality to lead a body of thugs to snatch boxes or to disturb the voting system, he will do it at the expense of his own life.”

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