National Security Council Speaks on 2023 Presidential Election, Reveals Final Position

National Security Council Speaks on 2023 Presidential Election, Reveals Final Position

  • Just like the Independent National Electoral Commission position on the forthcoming election, the National Secirity Council has revealed its own final stand
  • After meeting with the chairman of the INEC, the members of the council maintained there is no going back regarding the 2023 election
  • In fact, after the Wednesday, February 22 meeting which was presided by President Muhammmadu Buhari, the council's members insisted all hands are on deck for a successful poll

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The National Security Council (NSC) presided over by President Muhammmadu Buhari on Wednesday, February 22, announced that the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2023 will hold as planned.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, as well as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba, briefed State House reporters on the outcome of the maiden council meeting in 2023 at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

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2023 presidential election, The National Security Council
The National Security Council says the 2023 presidential election will not be postponed or cancelled. Photo credit: The National Security Council
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No going back on 2023 election, the National Security Council says

Malami said the meeting was fully briefed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, the three service chiefs, Inspector-General of Police and heads of other security agencies about their readiness to provide the necessary security backup for Saturday’s poll.

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He said based on this, the council gave a marching order that the February 25 election should hold as planned, a report by Daily Trust confirmed.

2023 presidency: Pastor Adefarasin, unfazed by criticism, maintains stance on election prophecy

The Senior Pastor of House on the Rock, Paul Adefarasin, said he is unfazed by the backlash on social media over his 2023 presidential election prophesy.

In his most recent sermon, Pastor Adefarasin told the congregation about the parable of ‘Saul and David’ where he said Saul came after David and that the 2023 election would produce Saul.

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This revelation was greeted with a series of criticism from netizens who stated that the era of Saul was about to end and a David was coming.

"Small parties have no place in 2023 presidential election," PDP shades LP, others

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that small political parties have no chance of winning at the national level in the forthcoming 2023 election.

A source within the party noted that the PDP is set to ensure that its flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, wins the 2023 presidential election at all levels on Saturday, February 25.

The source who spoke on anonymity said that the PDP with its new strategy adopted to ensure that all candidates across the 774 local government areas meet with Atiku is sure of victory at the presidential poll.

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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