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Protect your votes, Buhari urges Nigerians

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Presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has urged Nigerians to be prepared to protect their votes during the April 2011 polls.

General Buhari, who stated this on Friday in Lafia while receiving a CPC gubernatorial aspirant, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), however appealed that Nigerians should not take the law into their hands but rather be law-abiding.

The former head of state also appealed for massive turnout during the voter registration exercise, which begin from January 15.

While commending Al- Makura for leaving PDP, Buhari called on the people of Nasarawa State to vote for him during the governorship election in the state.

He said only CPC could change the lives of the people of Nigeria hence the need for people of the state to ensure that they vote CPC. On his part, Alhaji Al-Makura promised to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people if elected.

He thanked Buhari for coming to the state and promised to give him bloc votes from the state during the presidential election.