Elections: Gov Abiodun warns towards actions that might trigger battle

Elections: Gov Abiodun warns towards actions that might trigger battle

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has known as on Nigerians to keep away from actions able to frightening each other and main the nation to a different battle.

Mr Abiodun made the decision throughout a particular church service to mark the 2023 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations on the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, Ake, Abeokuta, on Sunday.

The governor urged Nigerians, keen on beating the drum of battle, to desist from comparable to the overall elections drew nearer.

“Let me name on all of us that we should do every little thing doable to make sure that we keep away from actions able to frightening each other and main us to battle or some other battle.

“For individuals always beating the drum of battle, allow us to cease it and make sure that we don’t do something to overheat the polity, significantly as we put together for the forthcoming basic elections,” he mentioned.

Mr Abiodun famous that his administration had, within the final three-and-a-half years, lowered the political temperature within the state and allowed all political events to go about advertising their franchise.

He, nevertheless, appealed to Nigerians to take part within the forthcoming basic elections within the nation’s total curiosity.

The governor, who additionally known as on youths within the nation to shun all acts of violence and thuggery, urged dad and mom and guardians to make sure that their kids and wards weren’t used as political thugs through the elections.

“We should make sure that we take part on this electoral course of; we’ve been suggested that the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) has now made the everlasting voter playing cards (PVCs) out there at completely different wards.

“We enjoin you to please go and gather your PVCs as a result of, with out them, you won’t be able to train your franchise,” he mentioned.

Mr Abiodun confused that his administration would proceed to recollect the fallen heroes by supporting them via the Nigerian Legion.

He known as on good-spirited people and organisations to help the households left behind by the nation’s fallen heroes.

In his message, Bishop of United African Methodist Church, Ijemo, Abeokuta, Noah Olabisi, described January 15 as a date put aside to recollect the nice women and men who paid the supreme worth whereas defending Nigeria’s territorial integrity.

(NAN)

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