Nigeria Will Break In 2015 If.... -Buhari

// News | General | Nigeria Will Break In 2015 If.... -Buhari
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
**what happened in 2007 and 2011 will never happen again.
**there was no doubt Nigeria would be divided.
**“Ko a yi zaben gaskiya, ko kuma kowa ya rasa,” (there should be either a free and fair election or else everybody will lose).

Former head of state and presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 2011 election, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.), yesterday warned that unless the Jonathan Administration allows for a free and fair election come 2015, nobody would claim victory.

Buhari said there was no doubt Nigeria would be divided and all candidates in the general elections of that year would lose out unless justice was done to all.

The former ruler sounded this grim warning in his hometown Daura during the launch of an empowerment scheme initiated by Senator Hadi Sirika.

Buhari described the results of previous elections as a mess and total cheating of the innocent electorate, saying Nigerians will witness a “new development” in 2015.

“Nigerians will see a different Nigeria in 2015, because what happened in 2007 and 2011 will never happen again,” he said.

Buhari, easily the leading opposition figure in the country, argued: “We were cheated in the previous election; we went to court both in 2007 and 2011 to challenge the results. But we will not go to court after the 2015 election.”

The CPC leader stated firmly in the Hausa language: “Ko a yi zaben gaskiya, ko kuma kowa ya rasa,” meaning ‘there should be either a free and fair election or else everybody will lose’.

He pointed out that he alone could not restore the lost glory of the country unless good Nigerians support him, saying Nigeria lost its glory since the coming of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to power in “a dubious manner.”

He urged the Nigerian electorate in general to emulate the people of Igabi local government area who protected their votes in the recent council elections in Kaduna state.

According to him, the recent elections in Sokoto and Adamawa states were a mere child’s play because “there was no election,” and that this resulted to the high increase of poverty and unemployment in those states.

Buhari said he was satisfied with the performance of CPC-elected government officials across the country, saying their performance was as a result of their having been elected in a transparent manner.

- BluePrint News.

Feel FREE to SHARE This post!

Tagged : No tags for this article

Headlines Newsview all

List Of Heroes And Villains Of Nigeria’s Democracy

The democracy Nigeria enjoys today did not come on a silver platter; some Nigerians fought for it. With their lives, blood, tears and freedom, these ... Full story

President Buhari Reveals He Is Under Great Pressure To Devalue The Naira

It is exactly one year since Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ahead of the official commemoration of ... Full story

Professor Adesegun Banjo - I lost my wife, son, money to pro-democracy struggle

Professor Adesegun Banjo, a medical doctor and scientist, who launched an armed struggle against the military junta of General Sani Abacha tells KAYODE FALADE about ... Full story

Our Amnesty Program Has Succeeded Says Gov Ortom

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday said the amnesty programme of his administration had succeeded in reducing crime in the state. Ortom was reacting ...

Osibanjo Reveals Why Buhari Cannot Spend Recovered Looted Funds

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, explained reasons why it is difficult for the government to spend monies recovered from corrupt ...

Read The Soft Side Of President Buhari

They were called the unsmiling duo. In his first incarnation as Nigerian leader, the then Major General Muhammadu Buhari was paired with another top brass ...

CD Warns British Government: Return Our Loot Or Get Ready For Protest

The Campaign for Democracy on Friday asked the British Government to return Nigeria’s looted fund in its custody or be ready to face massive protest. It ... Full story

British Auditors Query N2.1 Billion Incestuous Transactions In Christ Embassy’s Accounts

Auditors appointed by the United Kingdom’s Charity Commission to review the accounts of the UK branch of the popular Christ Embassy, have raised eyebrows over ... Full story

11 INEC Officials Confess To EFCC: We Received N120m From N23bn Shared By Diezani

According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, eleven officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission who supervised the 2015 general elections in Gombe State ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Shell And Agip Oil Facility

The Niger Delta Avengers have again blown up pipelines in the Niger Delta. The destruction of the pipelines was said to have been carried out at ...

Reps Tell Nigerians: Don’t Panic Over Sharia Court Bill

The House of Representatives doused tension on Friday after a bill to expand the jurisdiction of the Sharia Court of Appeal ignited fears that lawmakers ...

Comment on: Nigeria Will Break In 2015 If.... -Buhari

Rate this article

0

Breaking News

OMG: I Want To Be Lesbian Says Cossy Orjiakor

cossyControversial Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor has indicated her readiness to become a lesbian for a personality. The Nollywood queen of boobs, on her Twitter handle @ ... Full story

Torres Ready For Game Of His Life Against Real Madrid

Fernando Torres is dreaming of eclipsing his Champions League triumph with Chelsea and making history for the second time in the competition by leading Atletico ...

Mourniho Determined To Gain Revenge On Chelsea

Newly appointed manager of Manchester United Jose Mourinho wants to gain revenge on former club Chelsea. Mourinho, 53, is on a mission to show the Blues ...

Iwobi Sad To Lose Jersey No 45

Arsenal youngster Alex Iwobi has admitted he is “gutted” he will no longer wear jersey No 45 in the new season. Iwobi will now wear the ...

Zidane: We Deserve To Be In The Final

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says his team deserve to be in tonight's Champions League final. Zidane expects a great game against Atletico Madrid. He said: "We've ...

Gov Wike Spotted With Players During Yobo's Testimonial Match

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state was spotted with the stars and players during the much publicized testimonial match of veteran Nigerian player Joseph Yobo. See ...

Lord Of The Pitch: The Return Of ‘The Broken One’

By Abayomi Kalejaye In J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic adventure trilogy, Lord of the Rings, the ephemeral defeat of the villain, Sauron, by the hand of ...

Adekunle Gold Opens Up On How Following A Girl To Church Changed His Life

YBNL singer, Adekunle Gold, has opened up on how he switched from his Islam faith to becoming a full fletched Christian. Gold also mentioned that his ...

Barcelona's Busquets Signs New Contract

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has signed a new five-year deal with the club. Busquets, 27, has established himself as one of the best defensive midfielders in ...