Buhari, INEC Chairman, engage in phone conversations on preparations for general elections


President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, engaged in a telephone conversation with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmoud Yakubu, ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.

According to the President, the meeting, which was at the instance of the Chairman of INEC, was all part of efforts to ensure that the elections were held successfully.

Buhari made the disclosure of the meeting while explaining his five minutes lateness to the commissioning and handover of security equipment valued at over N12 billion to the military and Nigeria Police Force.

He reminded those present that everything needed to be done for a successful election to be achieved.

“I’m being grounded by INEC. You know next Saturday is a great day for us, and I take instructions from INEC so that I make sure there’ll be no excuses for the successful election”, Buhari had told his guests.

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