Former Head of State, Normal Yakubu Gowon has known as on the usual bearers of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Occasion,
PDP, President Muhammadu Buhari, and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and different presidential candidates of different events to simply accept the results of the 2019 presidential ballot in good religion.
The previous navy chief spoke with reporters after the opening of an exhibition in honour of an Emeritus Professor of Medication, Oladipo Akinkugbe, held on the College School Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, yesterday.
Gowon suggested the political gladiators to imbibe the spirit which made former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential ballot to Buhari.
“What occurred final time (2015), in case you remembered, there was a lot pressure and the stress was so excessive that if issues had gone mistaken, Nigeria could be on hearth,” he mentioned.
“Then, because of this, (former) president Jonathan agreed on the early stage to say he accepted the outcomes and congratulated Normal Buhari. Now, that is the way in which.
“I used to be in Ethiopia on African Union (AU) mission. The sensation earlier than what occurred, there was pressure, nervousness, and fear by all in all African states. When the consequence was introduced, I used to be simply leaving Ethiopia to come back again to Nigeria; come and see the enjoyment within the individuals of Africa at that assembly.
“So, that was the kind of issues I’ll actually say we must always have, in order that we are able to have a peaceable election that’s credible, peaceable, and other people ought to settle for the outcomes of the election for the sake of Nigeria.”
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