Femi Makinde, Osogbo
A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, says he will forever be an enemy of anyone who tries to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge the country into crisis.
Abdualsalami said this on Friday at the maiden edition of the General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture, organised by the staff and students of the Abdulsalami Abubakar Postgraduate Students’ Hall of the University of Ibadan.
The lecture was titled, “Collaborative Peace Building in Nigeria,” He cautioned politicians against disrupting the 2019 general elections, saying “we have no other place to run to should the country be engulfed by fire.”
“INEC must be an unbiased umpire. The security agencies in the country must be fair to all, people must be free to vote their leaders,” he said.
The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, praised the former head of state for his commitment to democracy.
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