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Nigeria is heading for a coup: Buhari

2015-02-10 10:00
A poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and deputy Yemi Osinbajo is displayed along the highway in Lagos. ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the future of the country, should elections be postponed again, Naij reports.

During an announcement on Saturday, the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) revealed that polls will be shifted to March 28 and April 11, causing many to express dissatisfaction at the decision.

Buhari and his party has lamented the decision, saying that the poll shift will be used by the PDP to rig the elections in their favour.

Also read: Medical body fears military coup over poll deferment

Despite these claims, National Security Advisor Sambo Dasuki has assured citizens that the elections will not be postponed again and that they will be conducted in a free and fair manner.

Commenting on the poll shift, Buhari has been reported as saying that a further postponement of the polls could result in "a civilian and military coup." 

In addition, Buhari has pulled out of any election debates following the announcement by INEC.

Read more at Naij

Read more on: inec  |  muhammadu buhari  |  nigeria  |  nigeria 2015 elections

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