Play by the rules and shun do-or-die politics , Abdulsalami urges politicians


Former Head of state General Abdulsalami Abubakar has called on politicians to always play by the rules and also shun do-or-die politics for the country’s democracy to advance.

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Fielding questions from newsmen at the Minna Central mosque shortly after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers on Tuesday, the former leader said Nigeria’s political space is been needlessly heated up by politicians, adding that enduring political culture can only be built when politicians adhere to the rules of the game.
He said it was pertinent that politician understand that leadership comes from God and He bestows same on whomever He wishes, adding that with such understanding, the prevailing issue of do-or-die politics should not arise.

He said the coming 2019 general elections would be a test case that Nigeria democracy has come of age while urging Nigerians to put aside their differences by ensuring a hitch free polls.
He urged Muslims to imbibe the exemplary life style of Prophet Muhammad and the lessons of Eid-el-Kabir by living in peace with people of other faiths.
Niger state Depy Governor Ahmed Ketso called on those who registered in the just concluded Continuous Voters Registration exercise by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to make effort to obtain their Permanent Voters Card to enable them elect credible leaders of their choice in the 2019 general elections.
The Chief Imam of Minna Central Mosque Mal Isa Fari charged enjoined all Muslim faithful to internalize and practice the innate and core lessons of the festival which essentially reinforces the spirit of sacrifice, tolerance, sympathy, empathy, devotion to duty, and the promotion of harmonious coexistence.

By Naija247news
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