The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has stated that no election winner in the 2023 general election will be denied his mandate.
Buhari stated this at the Presidential campaign flag-off of the All Progressives Congress in Jos, Plateau State on Tuesday.
In a press statement made available by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari said reiterated his commitment to ensuring that every vote counts.
While responding to the statement made by the Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, who announced his intention to recreate the SDP-Moshood Abiola historic victory on a campaign that took off in the same city,30 years ago, an election which was later annulled by the military, Buhari stated that no victor will be denied his mandate.
“But the President at a visit to the Gbong Gwom Jos, Da Jacob Gyang Buba reiterated his earlier commitment to ensuring that every vote counts. “No election winner will be denied his mandate, irrespective of the party to which they belonged,” apparently in response to the Campaign Director-General, Governor Simon Lalong who announced the intention to recreate the SDP-Moshood Abiola historic victory in 2003 in a campaign that took off in the same city 3o years ago. That election victory was annulled by the military”. The press statement stated.