- Governor Nasir El-Rufai reportedly said that any foreigner that wants to influence the general elections will be rejected
- El-Rufai said any "foreign power" that attempts to intervene in the electoral exercise would return to their country in body bags
- The governor also said the country will not bow to the pressure of foreign influence
The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, reportedly said any “foreign power” that tries to intervene in the forthcoming general elections would go back to their country in body bags.
The governor said this on an NTA live programme on Tuesday, February 5, as he also said the country will never be dominated by any foreign influence, The Cable reports.
He said: “Those that are calling for anyone to come and intervene in Nigeria, we are waiting for the person that would come and intervene, they would go back in body bags."
Recall that Legit.ng earlier reported that a peace accord was signed by El-Rufai, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Isa Ashiru, and other gubernatorial candidates in the state.
It was reported that the governorship candidates signed the peace accord on Tuesday, February 5, as Nigerians prepare for the 2019 general elections.
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Legit.ng also gathered that the peace accord, which was signed at the police headquarters along Bida road in the state capital, is to ensure the conduct of free, fair and credible general elections in the state.
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