The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, MuhammaduBuhari, said on yesterday that neither he nor his party would tolerate any further postponement of the 2015 general elections.
According to reports by Premium Times,Buhari, a former military ruler, stated this in reaction to the postponement of the general elections by the electoral commission, INEC.
The electoral body postponed the elections from February 14 and 28 to March and April 11 citing reports by security chiefs that they could not guarantee security for the polls.
While addressing a press conference on Sunday, Mr. Buhari called said the security chief’s stance meant interference with INEC’s duties, a move he condemned.
“I wish to state strongly that our party will not tolerate any further interference with the electoral process,” the opposition leader said. “The rescheduled elections of March 28th and April 11th, 2015 must be sacrosanct.”