N/Delta youth leaders congratulate President Buhari

Nathan Nwakamma
#TrackNigeria: A Coalition of Leaders on Saturday congratulated President Muhamadu Buhari on his re election, and peaceful disposition of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

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Mr -Clinton Ekine, Spokesman for the group,  told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that Atiku’ resolve to seek legal redress was civilised.

He said that the approach of the former vice president in resorting to lawful means rather than extra judicial protest was commendable.

Ekine called on security agencies to ensure a level playing field for all parties in the March 9 Gubernatorial and Houses of Assembly Elections.

He called on the to do their best to ensure peace in the forthcoming elections.

“Usually when you have a militarised election, it traumatises and works negatively on the psychology of the members of the electorate,” he said.

He alleged that 41 going to be part of election observers and monitoring on Feb. 23  were still held the police in Akwa Ibom

“Two weeks after their arrest, they have neither been charged to court nor granted bail.

“We are urging the -general of police  to order immediate release of the as they are all members of Niger Delta Non Violence Leaders Assembly and other pacifist in the region,

“The National Peace Committee should advise security agencies to ensure that these election observers are allowed to participate in the forthcoming elections” Ekine said.

He told NAN  that the coalition condemned violence during the  Feb. 23 elections in some states in Niger Delta, and urged that peace would reign in the March 9 polls. (NAN)