Ayodele Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti State, has said that President Muhammadu Buhariâ€™s decision to sign the peace accord wonâ€™t guarantee a free and fair election in 2019.
He accused Buhari of being desperate to return to office, adding that the president, who “refusedâ€ to sign the Amended Electoral Bill, may not be interested in peaceful election.
Fayose made this known on his official Twitter page on Wednesday.
â€œA man who refused to sign the Amended Electoral Bill four times after it was passed by NASS cannot be interested in any peaceful, free and fair election. Therefore, signing of Peace Accord wonâ€™t change his desperation to remain in office at all cost,â€ Fayose wrote.
He further accused Buhari of politicizing top agencies of government, in a bid to persecute members of the opposition party.
â€œA man who has turned all FG agencies, especially EFCC and Police to the attack dogs of APC cannot be said to be interested in any peaceful election just by mere signing of peace accord,â€ Fayose tweeted.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Oby Ezekwesili, have signed the peace accord, which signifies their support for free, fair and credible elections in 2019.
The peace accord was signed at the office of the National Peace Committee (NPC) in Abuja.
The National Peace Accord is convened by eminent Nigerians and led by a former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd).