President Buhari addresses Nigerians at Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary (File image)

Ensuring free, fair and credible elections in the country is one of the Federal Government’s priority, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Buhari stated this in a speech he delivered on Monday to mark the celebration of the 58th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence.

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Stressing his support for credible elections, he said: “I have committed myself many times to ensure that elections are fully participatory, free and fair and that the Independent National Electoral Commission will be exactly INDEPENDENT and properly staffed and resourced. The ballot box is how we make our choice for the governments that rule in our name.”

Buhari also highlighted some of the achievements of his administration in areas such as the economy, security, insurgency, among others, and reaffirmed his determination to continue to work towards national development.