The PDP said on Friday that it welcomed the declaration by the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd ), that he remained committed to deepening democracy and that his specific orders to security forces and INEC to play by the rules were reassuring .
The opposition party urged the President to repeat his orders to security forces and INEC ahead of the Ondo State governorship election scheduled for October 10 .
The PDP National Publicity Secretary , Kola Ologbondiyan, in an interview in Abuja , said , “ We call on President Buhari to use the Ondo State governorship election to demonstrate his commitment so that it will not end up like other APC promises to Nigerians. ”
Meanwhile , over 1 , 542 suspects arrested for aiding violence and attempting to disrupt the 2019 general elections have allegedly been released , a civil rights organisation under the aegis of Kimpact Development Initiative , said in a report on Friday.