Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president has stated that he hopes nothing will get in the way of the forthcoming general elections starting from February 25 till March 11, 2023.
The elder statesman made the statement while he was having a meeting with the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
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The BoT members of the ADC in attendance comprise Chairman, Dr Mani Ibrahim Ahmed, the national chairman of the party, Prof. Ralph Okey Nwosu, and the former Presidential aspirant of the party, Chukwuka Monye, were all present at the meeting held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL).
The former president raised concerns that the ongoing crisis of fuel and naira scarcity bringing hardship to citizens could lead to the election being postponed, News Telegraph.
Obasanjo added that the world’s attention is now on Nigeria so the stakeholders should contribute towards the success of the elections.
He said, “We are in an interesting period in Nigeria. In less than three weeks, we will be going to the polls.., well, I hope nothing will intervene against that. In less than three weeks, we will be electing a leader that will pilot the affairs of Nigeria for the next four years from May.”