Muhammadu Buhari APC warns PDP against plans to assassinate candidate

The APC also alleged that the PDP had formed a plot to discredit Buhari in a bid to hurt his chances of winning the election.

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Federal Government against any attempts to assassinate its Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.

The APC also alleged that the PDP had formed a plot to discredit Buhari in a bid to hurt his chances of winning the election.

“I have never seen a government so terrified of elections as this present administration,” APC National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed told Punch.

“And I have never seen a candidate so terrified of the opposition as Jonathan. Even as recent as last week, (Ekiti State Governor Ayodele) Fayose was asking for the withdrawal of Buhari from the Presidential election; and it is just bizarre -but that coming from Fayose, one should not be surprising,” he added.

“Coming to issue of security, they have made an attempt on his (Buhari) life once before; it can be done again. But, let us warn them that any attempt on the life of Buhari or Bola Tinubu will lead to a consequence that will be very dear for this country. They should not even contemplate it,” Mohammed said.

He also stated that a claim made by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that Jonathan was training snipers ahead of the elections was true.

“It is true. They were trained in Belarus. They are security agents drawn from the NIA, the DSS, the Police, the Air Force and the Navy. They were trained on how to take out targets without any trace or without being discovered and they will leave the scene quietly,” Mohammed said.

The APC National Publicity Secretary however urged the members of the party to remain calm despite the threat.

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