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Presidential election 2023: NSCIA warns against inflammatory comments

The Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, led by its President General and Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar III, has advised Nigerians to refrain from inflammatory comments and threats to life during the 2023 presidential election.

In a statement made today, Thursday, by the Deputy Secretary-General and Director of Group Administration, Prof. Salisu Shiho Wark. Zubairu Haruna Usman-Ugwu, he warned those making inflammatory comments to desist from extremism as Nigeria remains an indivisible nation.

While the group commended the leadership and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for demonstrating professionalism in the conduct of elections, the group noted that innovations introduced by the commission, in particular the use of dual-mode voter accreditation systems, BVAS, had greatly improved the system, although there were daunting challenges. came across.

According to the group, showing professionalism not only improved the electoral process, but also increased the credibility of the results.

She said there was an outpouring of praise from members of the public, including NGOs and international organisations.

According to the statement, the level of unjustified provocation and unnecessary heating of the political system, which are capable of creating division and threatening the security of the Nigerian nation, is disturbing, just as he appealed to all Nigerians to practice decency, peace, prayer and law-abiding in the face of the current unjustified provocations.

The group called on politicians who are upset about the outcome of the elections to seek redress through appropriate legal channels as stipulated in the Electoral Act and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria instead of resorting to violence and illegal actions.

Presidential election 2023: NSCIA warns against inflammatory comments

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