As Nigerians prepare for Saturday presidential election, candidates of various political parties vying for Nigeria’s top job gathered at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Wednesday to sign the Peace Accord organised by the Abdulsalami Abubakar-led Peace Committee.
In attendance were presidential candidates of the Labour Party, Peter Obi; the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu; the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore; and the New Nigeria Peoples Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso, among others.
Others present were the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar; former Heads of State, Yakubu Gowon and Abdulsalami Abubakar; among others.
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Commenting about the event, the Labour Party’s candidate, Obi, wrote on his verified Twitter page, “I just signed the 2nd Peace Accord at the ICC along with the LP National Chairman Barr Julius Abure. Other candidates signed too. Let peace reign. -PO”