Official! 60 Niger Republic Govt Officials Attended APC Kano Rally [Document]
Ohanaeze kicks, warn against foreigners voting in Nigeria election
ElombahNews is in possession of document from the stables of Niger Republic government showing that 60 government officials officially attended the All Progressives Congress [APC] rally held in Kano last week.
According to the document, the federal government of Niger Republic officially sponsored the trip to Kano to solidarise with President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari is vying for the second tenure as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
ElombahNews, on January 31, reported that two governors from Niger Republic were part of those who received Buhari ahead of his campaign in Kano state.
The governors are Issa Moussa of Zinder and Zakiri Umar of Maradi.
According to the Niger government’s memo, the president sent a team of 60 delegates to attend the APC presidential campaign in Kano state.
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The question on the lips of political pundits is whether this is legal or not.
On its part, the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] has demanded investigation into the presence of Niger mercenaries.
In a press conference published by ElombahNews on February 1, 2019, the party raised the alarm.
It alleged that the Buhari-led Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) rented and smuggled in a crowd of aliens from Niger Republic to populate Mr. President’s crowd.
Responding, the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] said the presence of the governors from Niger Republic ahead of Buhari’s campaign rally in Kano state did not violate any Nigerian law.
In a latest development, however, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned against foreigners voting in Nigeria’s oncoming general election.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo spokesman, Mr. Chuks Ibegbu warned citizens of Niger, Chad, Cameroun, Mali and other African neighbouring countries that have been infiltrating Nigeria of recent .
Mr. Ibegbu warned them to desist from their interference in Nigeria territorial integrity and sovereignty.
Ibegbu also warned INEC, security agents and other persons concerned with the election to keep to the rules or have themselves to blame if things go awry.
He noted that Ohanaeze will be sending monitors and mobilisers all over the country to ensure that Igbos exercise their franchise where ever they are.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo spokesman noted that the 2019 election will make or mar Nigeria.