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UNGA: Do Not Hold On To Power Beyond Your Constitutional Limits - Buhari Urges World Leaders

According to report, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the world leaders not to cling to power after their constitutional tenure.

He said this on Friday in New York, when speaking to over 80 world leaders at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

The President made the remark less than two years to May 2023 when he would be expected to release power to the next Nigerian President after eight years in the office.

If we could remember, Buhari ruled as a former military head of state between 1983 and 1985 and has also been Nigeria’s democratically elected President since May 2015.

President Buhari lamented at the Assembly on Friday, that the democratic gains recorded in West Africa are now being destroyed by the activities of power grabbers in the region, a thinly veiled reference to recent military takeovers in Mali and Guinea, both in West Africa.

He restated Nigeria's support for continental and regional blocs including the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States at solving the issue.

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