Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Democracy has come to stay in Africa - President Buhari

During the inauguration of President Alpha Conde’s of Guinea Conakry for the second term in office on Monday, President Buhari, who was represented by his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, expressed happiness over the sustenance of democratic rule in Africa.

President Buhari said with the conduct of peaceful elections and transitions from one government to the other on the continent, it was clear that democracy has come to stay in Africa.

“It shows that democracy has come of age in Africa. All over, you can see the demonstration of peaceful elections, peaceful transitions from one government to another,” the Vice President said in Conakry, Guinea at the inauguration of Prof. Alpha Conde’s second term in office.

He also noted that peaceful elections were producing the right leaders in Africa, saying that it points to the fact that democratic elections in Africa can produce leadership in the right way and that it is happening everywhere in Africa.


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