Buhari Orders Security Agencies To Deal Ruthlessly With Ballot Box Snatchers
President Buhari has ordered Security operatives to “deal ruthlessly” with anyone who attempts to cart away ballot box during the coming general elections.
The All Progressive Congress’ candidate made the statement while addressing a meeting of the party’s caucus in Abuja.
“They should be prepared to move. We have made as much arrangement as possible and resources provided as much as the country can afford.”
He also said anyone trying to snatch boxes might have their lives to pay for the it.
“Anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or lead thugs to disturb it, maybe this is the last unlawful action you will take.
“I really gave the military and the police (order) to be ruthless. We are not going to be blamed that we want to rig election. I want Nigerians to be respected. Let them vote whoever they want across the parties.
”He added, “I am going to warn anybody who thinks he has enough influence in his locality to lead a body of thugs or to disturb the voting system, he will do it at the expense of his own life.”