Mixed reactions over Buhari’s broadcast ahead of presidential election

Mixed reactions over Buhari’s broadcast ahead of presidential election

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday February 14 broadcast to Nigerians ahead of the general elections has generated mixed reactions from citizens across the country.

Legit.ng had reported that the president in the evening of Thursday, February 14, told Nigerians to come out and caste their votes in a peaceful atmosphere just as he assured the international community of their safety during the exercise.

Buhari had also warned the youths of the country to avoid being used or sponsored by those who want them for their selfish reasons.

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The president among other things, noted that anyone issuing threats to the international community or foreign observers is on his own. He also enumerated the achievements of his government in the past almost four years.

But no sooner had the broadcast ended when Nigerians began to react to the speech on social media. While some criticised the speech, calling it as a campaign broadcast, others promised to vote for the president at the polls on Saturday, February 16.

Read some reactions to the president's speech below:

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Meanwhile, the presidential election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been tipped to win the presidential election on Saturday, February 16, by the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Chief Frank Igwebuike.

Igwebuike made the assertion when he led some members of PDM’s National Working Committee to the Atiku Presidential Campaign Office in Abuja, the nation’s capital, Leadership reports.

The PDM chairman said Atiku has the energy, courage and experience to move Nigeria forward.

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