Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday while speaking
at a public enlightenment programme on the electoral process, organised by the
Organisation of Tadhamunul Muslimeen and the Ogun State chapter of The Muslim
Congress, held at the Olusegun Obasanjo presidential library, warned that Nigeria could not afford to bungle
the 2015 general elections because the international community was watching the
“The elections are crucial and the international community
is watching us. We should not disappoint them, by ensuring that the elections
are free and fair.
country and should be devoid of sentiments, like religion, ethnic and nepotism.
have to ensure they carry out their duties rightly.
community to make jest of us; as such, those we want to beg are the Independent
National Electoral Commission, who had just told us here on how the process
would go, to assure us that it shall be well.
excuses. You know all the terrain very well; there should be no delay and late
arrival of voting materials.
know it, where it is going to be bicycle, you know it. So, there should be no
that they are still expecting materials will be unacceptable. A situation where
the police will be telling us no fuel to move will be unacceptable,” Obasanjo