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Nigerians petition World Bodies on postponement of Election

Nigerians petition World Bodies on postponement of Election

| On 25, Jan 2015

Nigerians may have concluded that the ruling party is so desperate it will still push for a postponement of the forth coming elections. This is regardless that the Chairman of INEC, Mr Atahiru Jega, had emphatically said there was no reason to justify a postponement of the elections.

A petition addressed to the United Nations, African Union, and Federal Government of Nigeria and published to seek signatures under the platform of commenced routing on the internet since January 23, 2015 shortly after the National Security Adviser flew the postponement kite in London.

Authors of the petition plead on the page that ‘We need CHANGE in Nigeria. The present Administration is what Bad Governance and Corruption is about. Those presently in power are planning to stop the elections where we can vote for the Leaders we want, and we are saying a big NO to Postponement of the February 2015 elections dates as fixed by INEC. This petition will let the Federal Government, the United Nations, Commonwealth Countries, and the African Union, know that NIGERIANS are truly ready for a new Government in power. Please sign this petition. Thank you! ‘

Mid day on January 24, the petition had collected 2,065 signatures.

Ekiti may be a State to watch

Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign rally stopped over at Ado-Ekiti today and the robust reception belies the claim of Governor Ayo Fayose to a grip of Ekiti citizens.


Surprises may emerge in Ekiti‘s voting when the ballots are counted on Lovers’ Day. Facts coming from Ekiti indigenes at home and abroad appear to suggest that the State might not have presented its true political leaning in previous elections.

Mr Opeyemi Bamidele who left the coalition of progressives shortly before the Ekiti gubernatorial elections to constest under the banner of Labour Party has returned to the APC. That much was confirmed by Bamidele’s appearance at the APC presidential campaign rally in Ado –Ekiti today.

Leader of the Party, Mr Bola Tinubu, also confirmed in his speech couched in layers of Yoruba parables that the party’s ‘missing’ son had been ‘recovered’.

Source: CyberNewsToday