Ex-President Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria

Ex-President Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria

In his address, following signings by more than 70 presidential candidates, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku, quoted former President Goodluck Jonathan, saying that his ambition was not worth the blood of any Nigerian.

Sahara Reporters reported that four people died in the stampede.

On the other hand, the thinking is that Atiku, the wealthy businessman and former top Customs officer, will do better on the fragile economy and govern in a more robust style, but he has been unable to shake off the perception of corruption and impropriety that his dogged his political career and raised eye brows about his wealth.

The presidency did not, however, quote any casualty figure.

He also wished a speedy recovery to all those injured.

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"I assure the people, with all sense of responsibility, that the party and the government will do everything possible to ensure the well-being and safety of our citizens as they troop out to attend rallies and all other political events", he said.

It is instructive to note that Mr. President was pelted in Abeokuta barely 24 hours after his Zamfara state rally on Sunday, where he attempted to incite Nigerians to join the APC in their planned resort to violence to derail the 2019 general election, the statement continued.

A statement signed by Fr. Atta Barkindo, Head of Secretariat of the National Peace Committee, The Kukah Centre, says "Both President Clinton and Baroness Scotland will deliver goodwill messages at the signing ceremony of the "National Peace Accord", which will hold at Abuja International Conference Centre on 13 February".

Keyamo's comments come after a key Buhari ally, Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, said outsiders who intervened in the election "will go back in body bags".

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