Ensure peaceful elections, IBB, Abubakar tell Nigerians


Former military President Ibrahim Babangida on Saturday called on Nigerians to ensure peaceful and fair elections.

He made the call when he went for his accreditation at the Uphill Water Tank polling unit in Minna.

Babangida said that the election was a test for the sustenance of democratic tenet in the country.

Also, the former Head of States, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, enjoined Nigerians to cast their votes peacefully.

He said the politicians should be assisted in their quest to make the country a better place in the comity of Nations.

“Nigerians should help the politicians to work for them. If this is achieved there will be cohesion and development in the country,’’ he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Banbangida did his accreditation at about 11:45a.m. while Abubakar did few second after him.(NAN)