2015 general elections: Islamic scholar cautions politicians

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SOKOTO –  Sheikh Yusuf Alibawa, a Sokoto-based Islamic scholar on Monday cautioned seeking elective offices in the forthcoming general elections against engaging in desperate measure to actualise their ambitions.

Alibawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto that posterity would not forgive any politician or group of “if they put the country into crises”.

He urged to play politics a high sense of understanding by embracing the winner for the overall growth of the country.

He said anything short of that would not be tolerated, hence the need for the class, especially those seeking elective offices, to regard election as opportunity to contribute to the growth of the society.

Alibawa also politicians to borrow a leaf developed nations for the common good of the country.

He called for political tolerance and understanding among the various , to ensure conduct of political activities.

He said that free, fair and credible elections would only be possible in atmosphere of coexistence.

He said that desired to have credible and committed leaders that would ensure good democratic governance. (NAN)