Buhari (retd . ), on Thursday said he would support smooth elections in West African countries that would soon go to polls .
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity , Femi Adesina , the President made the promise while receiving President Roch Kabore of Burkina Faso at the Presidential Villa , Abuja .
Adesina quoted the President as saying , “ We are keeping tabs on situations in countries that have elections ahead . We know the countries that are calm and the ones where there have been unfortunate casualties .
“ We will always support those who have elections ahead , so that things can go smoothly . ”
According to the statement , Burkina Faso holds legislative elections in November .