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Gov. Bello Warns Political Leaders to Stop Inciting Public Against Buhari’s  Administration

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By Olawale Ibrahim, Lokoja

Kogi State Governor,  Alhaji Yahaya Bello has cautioned some leaders in the country to desist from inciting the public against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

He said the president is poised to transform the nation’s economy and improve on security.

Bello who stated this during Eid-Kabir prayer in his country home Okene , Kogi state, advised Nigerian leaders who have lived their lives and have benefitted immensely to give peace a chance in the interest of the country.

According to him, “Leaders should stop inciting people against the security agents of the country and the president as whoever found wanting will certainly face the full wrath of the law.

“The president is doing his best and there is need for Nigerians to give him total support, we are not unaware that there are challenges but gradually he will surmount them” the governor assured.

He said that Kogi state was ranked among the most peaceful state in the country, appealed to politicians, aspirants, and their supporters to go about their campaign in a peaceful manner that will not impede the peaceful coexistent of the people.

He warned that whoever indulged in electoral violence before, during and after the election would be treated like a common criminal.

“I am appealing to my teeming supporters that this is democracy and it has become expedient for politicians to challenge me in an election and that should not be seen as an offense.

“Those challenging me in the forthcoming APC primaries should be given an equal to contest. As a responsible government the security o life and property is our priority and we will extend it to all aspirants,” he said.

He assured that his administration will continue to provide adequate security of life and property, stressing that whoever indulge in political violence will face the full wrath of the law.

In his sermon, the Acting  Chief Imam of Ebiraland, Alhaji Salihu Abere cautioned Muslims against inflammatory statement capable of causing disharmony in the central senatorial district.

He charged people to be prayerful at all time, saying it is only through prayer that they can enjoy God mercy.

 

 

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