Human rights lawyer says Buhari speech above party sentiments, personal biases

Human rights lawyer says Buhari speech above party sentiments, personal biases

- A human rights lawyer has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his recent live broadcast to Nigerians

- The lawyer said the speech was patriotic and particularly instructive, edifying and typically presidential

- According to Kayode Ajulo, President Buhari's broadcast reminded Nigerians of the fundamentals that defined democratic enterprise

Kayode Ajulo, a Human Rights lawyer, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast on the eve of 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections, was above party sentiments and personal biases.

Ajulo, in a statement on Friday, February 22, in Ilorin also stated that beyond the fatherly tone of the broadcast, Buhari also doused a number of worries and raised the bars for civility, fairness and incorruptibility.

He said that the speech also offered profound templates and scored high point above personal biases and party sentiments.

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The legal practitioner who said that the President did not mince words in Friday’s broadcast, reminded Nigerians of the fundamentals that defined our democratic enterprise.

Ajulo who double as the National Secretary of “Forward With Buhari (FWN)” group added that Buhari’s speech was laced with pitfalls Nigerians must avoid in their collective bid to evolve the great country of of their dreams.

“It is particularly profound that President Buhari eminently towers high above personal biases and party sentiments by urging Nigerians to vote for candidates of their choices,” he said.

Ajulo also said that this stance alone, was patriotic and particularly instructive, adding that it was largely edifying and typically presidential.

“It is even more patriotic and leader-like reinforcing confidence of Nigerians in the ability and capacity of the electoral umpires to give Nigeria a credible outing.

“Buhari called on Nigerians to carry such patriotic messages in their minds as they carried their cards with utmost respect for the laws and the process to elect leaders for Nigeria for another four years tenure,” he stated.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari in a nationwide broadcast at 7 a.m on Friday, urged Nigerians to exercise their democratic rights without fear or intimidation as they go to poll on Saturday, February 23.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that barely two days to the presidential and the National Assembly elections slated to hold on Saturday, February 23, twelve presidential candidates have expressed their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.

Legit.ng gathered that the special adviser President Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this on Thursday, February 21, to the State House correspondents at the end of the candidates’ closed door meeting with the president.

Adesina said that the candidates have directed their supporters to vote for President Buhari on Saturday, February 23.

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