President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to accept the outcome of free, fair and credible elections.
Buhari, Atiku and other candidates in the February 16 presidential election also pledged to ensure that the polls are conducted peacefully while signing a peace accord at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja yesterday.
The event, organised by the National Peace Committee under the
chairmanship of a former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, was witnessed by foreign observers including the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland; former Liberian President and leader of the ECOWAS observation team, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Others are former president of Tanzania and leader of Commonwealth Observer Group Jakaya Kikwete, as well as former president of Botswana and head of Democratic National Institute and Republic National Institute, Festus Moghai.