Hold Buhari Responsible For Any Loss Of Lives During Elections – CUPP

CUPP Reacts To Buhari’s Statement At APC Caucus Meeting

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has joined critics of President Muhammadu Buhari over his pay with your life statement which he made at the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus meeting yesterday.

Sunmnece recalls the President had said, “I do not expect anybody to cause any disturbance. The security agencies have identified hot spots and flashpoints and should be prepared to move. We have made as much arrangement as possible for them as much as the country can afford.

“Anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or leads thugs to disturb the process, maybe that will be the last unlawful action you will take.

“We have directed the military and other security agents to be ruthless. We are not going to be blamed that we want to rig elections.”

Speaking in a statement by its national spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, the CUPP asked Nigerians and the international community to hold the President responsible for any loss of lives during the elections.

It also described the statement by the President as the most callous public statement ever made by a Nigerian President.

Ugochinyere asked all well-meaning Nigerians to condemn the President for the statement.

He said, “The President was unambiguous in his call that citizens should be shot dead extrajudicially if they ever tried to snatch ballot boxes during the elections.

“That is the most callous public statement ever by a Nigerian President. It must be condemned by all well-meaning citizens and the international community.

“President Buhari must be held personally responsible for the loss of any lives due to the instructions he has given to the security forces.”


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