US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with the presidential candidate of Nigeria's leading opposition All Progressive Congress, Mohammadu Buhari, at the US Consulate in Lagos January 25, 2015. US Secretary of State John Kerry said today that peacefu ~ AKINTUNDE AKINLEYE
Lagos - As the general election approaches, the wife of the All Progressives Congress’ Buhari, Aishatu Buhari, has offered some advice across the country concerning women in elections, reports Naij.
Aishatu Buhari stated that women should try to overcome the urge to sell their voters’ card. She went to explain the importance of the participation of women in the upcoming general election. The presidential wife stated that women should not only cast their vote, however, should take pride in the fact that they have voice.
Buhari asked all the women of the country to guard their votes until results are out.
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The presidential runner’s wife added that all women should call out their children to order, so violence within the country should stop.
She went on to say that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should not postpone the election and concluded by saying that, “It is also imperative, for us to educate our party members on peaceful conduct before, during and after elections. We should avoid violence in all its ramifications because this is one area that the ruling party is looking up to discredit the efforts and successes of our party.”
Read more at Naij.