Atiku Abubakar, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Peter obi and other 2023 Presidential candidates in a letter on Thursday have been summoned by the National Peace Committee to sign a Peace agreement to ensure that their campaigns are issue-based and peaceful.
According to the invitation letter the Presidential candidates, their Political parties and Spokespersons are invited to sign the Peace agreement which is the first cycle to be held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja on Sept. 29th.
The Chairman of the Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar who signed the invitation letter explained that the Peace Agreement will be signed twice before the General Elections.
It reads; “The first accord signing is intended to commit political parties, candidates and their spokespersons to conduct their campaigns both online and offline in a peaceful manner, devoid of ethnic, religious and hateful rhetoric that will incite violence and further aggravate the growing tension in the Nation.’’
“The second Peace Agreement will be held in January, 2023.
“These interventions are to complement ongoing peace initiatives aimed at promoting a violence-free and inclusive Electioneering process before, during and after the declaration of the final Election results.”