Edo, Ondo polls will define Buhari’s electoral legacy

 Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja


SOKOTO State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has said the credibility or otherwise of the coming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states will define President Muhammadu Buhari’s electoral legacy.

He spoke against the backdrop of the visa ban imposed by the United States of America on some Nigerian politicians for their alleged roles in the violence that characterised the November 16, 2019 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

In a statement yesterday, the governor stressed the need to strengthen the nation’s electoral process, to restore the hope and aspirations of Nigerians in democracy.

Tambuwal, who wrote in commemoration of the International Day of Democracy, marked globally every September 15, said: “Indeed the coming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states are a test case of our preparedness for a rule-based and consent-enabled governance.

“In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe  September 15 of…

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