Goodluck Jonathan, General Muhammadu Buhari Sign Peace Pact On 2015 Polls yesterday


Goodluck Jonathan, General Muhammadu Buhari Sign Peace Pact On 2015 Polls yesterday, In a bid to avoid the kind of violence that engulfed the country after the 2015 general elections, President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari are expected to sign a political accord ahead of the February 2015 general polls.

Jonathan who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Buhari, the presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will meet in Abuja at an all political stakeholders national workshop on violence-free elections in 2015 to sign the undertaking.

Special Adviser to the President on Inter-Party Affairs Senator Ben Obi who gave the hint on the national workshop at a press conference said the event was convened by the presidency at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel and Towers Abuja, at 9.00 am yesterday

He said, “Finally, the workshop will seek to commit all Presidential Candidates and their respective political parties to a political accord that will be signed during the workshop on non–violence in the 2015 elections.

“As a post-workshop follow-up, an All Political Stakeholders Committee on violence-free election constituted to observe and monitor compliance to the agreement that will be signed at the workshop”.

Obi noted that national workshop which will be declared open by President Jonathan will be attended by all the presidential candidates in the 2015 general elections.

He added that the workshop which is to be chaired by former Secretary- General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and Dr. Kofi Annan is a follow-up of the All-political Parties and Stakeholders’ Summit in Abuja convened by the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) on June 12, 2014.


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