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Buhari snubs Nigerians - Unapologetically absent from the Presidential Debate.

Less than two hours to the commencement of the debate, the President’s Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmed, had revealed in a tweet, that Buhari was in Jos, Plateau State, where he was campaigning for his re-election.

Before then, Mr. President had commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State, after which he also attended the APC Presidential Campaign Rally at Minna Trade Fair Complex. He left for Jos afterwards.
Meanwhile, the PDP candidate arrived in Abuja on Saturday, after his two-day visit to the US.
Upon his arrival, Atiku said, he was going to refresh and head for the debate. However, as of the time the debate, started, he was absent.
Concerning the Saturday debate scheduled for 7pm West African Time, the Executive Secretary of NEDG, Edidi Emesiri, had, in a statement, listed candidates shortlisted for the debate alongside Buhari to include those of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Oby Ezekwesili; Alliance for New Nigeria, Fela Durotoye; Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; and Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu.
The running mates of all the candidates had taken their turn on December 14, 2018.
The Coalition for United Political Parties had, on Thursday, claimed that the President was planning to evade the debate.

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