President Muhammadu Buhari, his main rival, Atiku Abubakar and other presidential candidates for the forthcoming presidential election are set to sign the second and final Peace Accord in Abuja.
The event which holds at the International Conference Centre in Abuja on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, will be graced by former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton as well as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland.
A statement on Sunday by the National Peace Committee, revealed that the duo would arrive the country on Tuesday, February 12.
The statement signed by Reverend Father Atta Barkindo, Head of Secretariat, National Peace Committee, also disclosed that the two international figures would also deliver goodwill messages at the event and hold seperate meetings with Buhari and Atiku on the need for peaceful elections.
It would be recalled that the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had last week threatened to pull out of the first Peace Accord, following what it called violation of the agreement by the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Specifically, it cited the death threats issued by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai to foreigners on national television.
“Both Guests of Honour enjoy enormous respect in Nigeria and beyond and we look forward to his counsel and advice to help Nigeria navigate through what will hopefully be a peaceful and fair electoral cycle.
“This signing is aimed towards committing stakeholders to accepting the outcome of the vote, as long as it is announced by INEC, the body empowered by law and is adjudged to be free, fair and credible,” the statement reads.
OWEDE AGBAJILEKE, Abuja