Presidential Debate Between Buhari and Jonathan confirmed by Channels TV

February 1, 2015 6:56 pm

Nine-times broadcast station of the year and independent broadcast
house, Channels Television has confirmed the availability of President
Goodluck Jonathan and , for the station’s
presidential debate, billed for February 3rd, 2015.

This was revealed during the station’s customary, “ at 10″
broadcast. The debate, which would see both leading presidential
candidates present their various plans for the country, is jointly
organised by Channels Television, as well as Arise magazine and the
Newspaper Proprietors Association of (NPAN).
It would be recalled, that the issue of presidential debate had become a
trending topic in the past week, in the build up to the elections. The
All Progressive Congress (APC) had issued a statement, stating that her
flag bearer, Gen. Buhari would not be taking part in the BON/ NEDG –
organised debates, citing BON’s allegiance as a government agency, as a
reason for the suspected bias. However, the Director General of NEDG,
Taiwo Alike came out to say, that his organisation had not received any
formal notice of any party’s boycott and reassured of the group’s
integrity, fairness and equity standard.

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