Politics Nigeria Lagos East bye-election: PDP urges INEC to guarantee solely certified people vote

Lagos East bye-election: PDP urges INEC to guarantee solely certified people vote

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Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, the Media Director of the Campaign Organisation, made this attraction in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) following the rescheduling of earlier postponed bye-elections within the nation for Dec. 5.

Pearse noted that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had no choice than to postpone the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosefe Constituency II bye-elections earlier fastened for Oct. 31 due to the safety scenario.

He said that the party would resume its door-to-door marketing campaign technique.

“INEC can not conduct elections with out safety.

“Now that it has fastened the date, the necessary factor is for INEC to do the right factor: permit the votes to rely and make positive that people who don’t qualify don’t vote.

“We stay on the very fact the Abiru, (the Lagos East APC candidate) has two PVCs (Permanent Voter Cards) and that he didn’t register within the Lagos East Senatorial District, therefore he will not be certified to run for the election.

“If anybody votes illegally such has dedicated a crime.

“We are fully prepared, everybody knows that Gbadamosi, the PDP candidate, is the better candidate, who came in a democratic fashion, and whose commitment is to improve the quality of lives of the people,” Pearse said.

According to him, the PDP senatorial candidate, if given the mandate, will deliver dividends of democracy to the people of Somolu, Kosofe, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki and Epe, the 5 local governments that make up to the Lagos East Senatorial District.

Pearse said that the party had been going round all of the 5 LGAs that comprised the Lagos East to marketing campaign on door-to-door foundation.

“We are focused on going in for this ballot with door-to-door campaigns. The people who’re going to vote are absolutely involved.

“Now that we all know the date, we are going to plan the date to flag off mega marketing campaign for the sake of consciousness but we really feel a very powerful factor is to go from door to door, visiting potential voters and doing road stroll to sensitise and mobilise voters.

“The door-to-door campaign is the modern way of reaching the people and we are confident of victory for PDP,” he said.

NAN reports that INEC on Friday rescheduled the sooner postponed 15 National and House of Assembly bye-elections in 11 states to Dec. 5.

The electoral physique had shifted the bye-elections within the affected states indefinitely from Oct. 31, because of the violence that greeted the #EndSARS protests within the nation.

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