Daily Independent Online.
Tuesday, April 8, 2003.
Buhari in Ekiti,warns against
By David Atalese, Ado-Ekiti
Presidential candidate of the All Nigeria People Party
(ANPP), Major General Muhammadu
Buhari (rtd) has warned against the rigging of the forthcoming elections.
Speaking when he visited the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus
Adejugbe on Sunday night in Ado-Ekiti, Buhari said any one who attempted to rig the coming elections should be
regarded as the enemy of the people.
Buhari who arrived Ado Ekiti State at 6:35p.m instead of 12
noon said if he won the elections,
the nation’s economy would be improved.
Ewi said the main concern of traditional rulers in the state was to guide
against rigging of elections and pray that credible candidates would win the elections.
Addressing party supporters on behalf of Buhari, former
Education Minister, Alhaji Dauda Birma noted that the situation in the country
called for a meaningful change because education is now in shambles, no petrol,
the universities are on strike and only solution is for a change. He said Nigerians needed a good leader
who would turn around the nation’s economy and bring more investors to
Present at the rally were the party’s governorship
candidate in the state Otunba Rueben Famuyibo and its chairman captain Tony