Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the allegation making rounds that he is forcing voters to elect candidates that they do not like. The President dismissed the claim in a statement issued and signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The President described the claim as baseless, noting that at no time did he give instructions that the electorate should vote particular candidates.
He said: “I believe in the will of the people. I cannot, therefore, put pressure on voters to elect leaders they don’t like.” The President who described the claim as baseless, noted that at no time did he give instructions that the electorate should vote particular candidates. He, however, called on Nigerians to come out en masse and participate in the supplementary elections scheduled for today Saturday, March 23rd.