As the 2019 general election draws near, with tension building steadily to a fever pitch around the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has issued stern warnings to the elite to steer clear of inflammatory comments, saying his government “will never condone or tolerate” such. Buhari stated this yesterday in Uyo at the 24th convocation ceremony of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO). He directed the security agencies to be on the lookout for persons that make statements capable of instigating crisis.
The president urged tertiary institutions in the country to guide communities to make informed decisions during next year’s general election.
Buhari said, “Our elites must stop misleading our people, they must refrain from speaking ill of this nation and spreading hate, they must refrain from spreading fear in the society. The development and progress we all clamour for can never thrive in a hate-filled and divisive society. Read more