Nigeria Decides 2023: ‘Accept Election Results By INEC, Avoid Riots”- Buhari Warns

Nigeria Decides 2023: 'Accept Election Results By INEC, Avoid Riots
President Muhammadu Buhari

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election which is set to take place on the 25th of February, all across the nation, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that there should be no riots or protest after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announces the results of the 2023 presidential election.

President Buhari who gave this warning in a set of tweets that he shared on his personal Twitter platform on Thursday.

The president also called on all the candidates at all levels who are candidates in this election to respect the choice of the voters and also accept the result pronounced by INEC.

The tweet which reads “Saturday, February 25, 2023 will make it exactly one year since I assented to the Electoral Act 2022, one of the most important legacies of our Administration, and a significant contribution to our vision of improving the quality of Nigeria’s electoral process.

“Since my assumption of office, we have worked so hard to ensure that we pass on a legacy of free, fair, credible, safe, and peaceful elections. We will continue to act with neutrality and allow the rule of law to take precedence over political expediency.

“Let me remind all Nigerians, not for the first time, that, this is the only country we have, and we must do everything to keep it safe, united and peaceful.

“There should be no riots or acts of violence after the announcement of the election results. All grievances, personal or institutional, should be channelled to the relevant Courts.”