Former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose believes that President Muhammadu Buhari shouldn’t be genuinely dedicated to free and truthful elections in 2019 regardless of signing a Peace Accord, an enterprise signed by presidential candidates.
Buhari was one of many candidates that signed the doc in Abuja on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at an occasion organized by the Nationwide Peace Committee headed by a former army Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar.
With the signing of the accord, the candidates dedicated to making sure peaceable and rancour-free campaigns earlier than, throughout and after the 2019 basic elections.
Regardless of Buhari’s signing of the doc, Fayose believes the president is determined to stay in workplace and can fail to meet his obligations.
The previous governor took to his Twitter account (@GovAyoFayose) on Wednesday, to accuse the president of turning the Nigeria Police Pressure and the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) into the assault canines of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to harass the opposition.
He stated the president’s failure to signal the electoral modification invoice is extra indicative of his perspective in the direction of the final elections than his signing of the peace accord.
He posted, “A person who refused to signal the Amended Electoral Invoice four instances after it was handed by NASS of 469 Nigerians can’t be stated to be interested by any peaceable, free and truthful election. Subsequently, signing of Peace Accord gained’t change his desperation to stay in workplace in any respect price.
“A person who has turned all FG companies, particularly EFCC and Police to the assault canines of APC can’t be stated to be interested by any peaceable election simply by mere signing of peace accord.”
The 2019 presidential election, scheduled for February 16, 2019, is anticipated to be keenly-contested between President Buhari and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).