President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the federal government to deliver a free, fair, and credible elections in 2023.
The president gave the assurance during his visit to the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, on Monday, stating that a level playing ground would be provided for the conduct of credible elections in the country.
President Buhari assured Nigerians of his administration’s commitment to sustaining and consolidating on the giant strides achieved under his leadership over the years.
He noted that no democratic system could be feasible without making efforts in touching every spear of human endeavour.
The president also commended the Kano emirate council, noting that over the years, it had been up and doing in contributing to the development of the country.
President Buhari further said that the role of traditional institution in lending credence to the quest for good governance in a genuine democratic setting could not be over emphasised.
On his part, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje informed the Emir that President Buhari was in Kano to inaugurate some capital projects executed by the state and Federal Governments.
The governor noted that with the present democratic dispensation taking shape in the country, Kano was adjudged to be a leading pacesetter.
In his remarks, the Emir of Kano said it is important for politicians campaigning for elective office to understand the challenges faced by the electorates.
He further stressed the need for a peaceful conduct of the elections, adding that employing crude tactics in winning election would be inimical to the peace and stability of the country.