Buhari Urges Supporters To Follow INEC Timetable
Supports of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to stop any campaign regarding his re-election in the country.
Buhari stated that it could be against the Independent National Electoral Commission’s timetable for the electoral process.
Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, revealed this while speaking with journalists.
The President show his appreciation for the move taken by his supporters, stating that it shows their desire for the support of his administration, and their zeal for their motherland.
Buhari stated that the time for them to showcase the work of his administration’s achievements and campaign would come in time.
The statement read, “It has been observed that some fervent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have begun what may be interpreted as political campaigns in their advocacies and advertisements in the mass media.
“We appreciate their enthusiasm, borne out of desire to garner support for an administration that is actuated by nothing else, other than service for motherland, but we hereby appeal for patience, so that the game can be played according to the rules.
“The Independent National Electoral Commission has a timetable for political campaigns, and we urge committed supporters round the country (and beyond) to be mindful of such.
“There will be ample time ahead to trumpet the good works of the Buhari administration, and solicit re-election, all for the good of our country and her people.
“While a chronicle of the achievements of the administration is in order now, outright canvasing may amount to jumping the gun. We are an administration committed to due process and scrupulous respect for rules, law and order.
“We appreciate our massive supporters nationwide, and urge them to exercise restraint till the race commences officially as stipulated by law.”
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