Oba Yoruba Kano urges security agencies to punish electoral defaulters
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, the Oba of Yoruba Kano, Muritala Alimi Otisese202 have urged security agencies to forestall any attempt to breach public peace during the forth coming 2023 General Election.
The traditional leader , who paid a visit to INEC Kano State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Professor Risqua Shehu Arabu, last Thursday further urged security operatives to apprehend and prosecute anyone caught violating the country’s electoral laws
In his words “As custodian of culture and traditions, we should not only be heard but also seen at this critical junction of our national life.While commending INEC and Nigerians at large for the peaceful conduct of Curged ontinuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise that has just ended,
“ I urge us all to vigorously sustain the seal in ensuring that the next stage, which is the collection of our Permanent Voters Card (PVC) is pursued* Please Go Out Enmass To Collect Your PVC.
“For us as traditional leaders, we are deeply committed towards ensuring peaceful environment for democracy to thrive in our Country, while fully supporting the need for full implementation of the law against the defaulters.
“Nigerians should not relent in being committed towards casting their vote, ensuring that their vote counts in a very peaceful manner as peace is indeed the pillar of development and we all must keep working to sustain the peace.