This cartoon depicts President Muhammadu Buhari as the captain of a soccer team. He is seen close to the goal post. He is also putting on a jersey that has the color of his political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). There is also a referee standing aloof. The referee wears a jersey with INEC, Independent National Electoral Commission, written on it. The referee seems to be the chairman of the national electoral body, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
Because President Buhari is close to the goal post, this cartoon may be suggesting that he is the most prolific or bankable candidates in his political party. The distance between Buhari and the referee – INEC chairman – may be a commentary on his promise of and commitment to a free and fair election.