The Governorship candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akin Ambode and Jimi Agbaje have respectively signed a non-violence deal ahead of the April 11 governorship election in the State.
The duo signed the deal at the official residence of the United States Consul-General in Lagos, Jeffrey Hawkins, in the presence of the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle, as well as Nigerian religious leaders.
Other signatories to the document are Archbishop Alfred Adewale Martins, the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos; Imam Abdulrahman Ahmad, National Missioners of Ansar-ud-Deen Society of Nigeria; Pastor Paul Adefarasin, Senior Pastor of House on the Rock, and Sheikh Abdurrahman Adangba, National Missioners of Fatil-ul-Qareeb Islamic Society.
Both the PDP and APC Presidential candidates, Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari had also signed the same peace deal not ensure peace before and after the elections.