Buhari to Judges: Be Impartial Arbiters in Election Matters – THISDAYLIVE


*Says peace accord with Jonathan contributed to peaceful 2015 polls

*Okowa charges PDP to take advantage of APC’s unpreparedness 

Deji Elumoye and Chuks Okocha in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, advised the judiciary to sustain the rule of law in Nigeria and ensure the integrity of participatory democracy by remaining honest arbiters in pre and post-election matters. Buhari said this at the inauguration of the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja.

The president went down memory lane, at another event, recalling how the signing of a peace accord with former President Goodluck Jonathan and other presidential candidates in the build-up to the 2015 elections contributed to the peaceful outcome of the polls. He spoke at State House, Abuja, while receiving the National Peace Committee (NPC), led by former military Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar.

The president’s comments came as Delta State Governor…

Source: Thisday Newspaper