Nigeria: Go Out and Vote, Olubadan Urges Residents
By RAZAQ BAMIDELE
London, March 8, 2019 (AltAfrica)-As the Gubernatorial and State House of assembly Elections take place throughout Nigeria on Saturday, March 9, the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has urged the people to go out en-masse and vote for candidates of their choice.
Oba Adetunji in a statement in Ibadan Friday signed by his spokesman, Mr. Adeola Oloko also stated that improper conduct at the polls by critical stakeholders is an ill-wind that would blow no one any good.
He listed the critical stakeholders as the generality of the people including the electorate, the politicians, the electoral umpire and the law enforcement agents.
According to him, in a contest of more than one person, only an individual would win, admonishing that, “if the contest produces a winner, the winner should be magnanimous in victory, while the loser should be gallant in defeat.”
The first class monarch said that the ambition of any public office seeker is not worth the blood of innocent Nigerians, adding that anyone who has no business within the polling centre should keep away from it for the sake of peace.