With 5 days left to the much anticipated presidential election, Labour Party has urged Nigerians to resist politicians whose only hope of victory at the coming polls is to pay for votes and engage youths to unleash violence on opponents.
Prince Kennedy Ahanotu, the National Youth Leader of the party made the plea in a pre-election press conference in Abuja, yesterday.
The youth leader said, “My fellow Nigerians, we stand at a crossroads in our history. We can choose to continue with failed policies of the past, or we can choose to build a new Nigeria, a Nigeria that works for all.
“I want to urge you to resist the temptation of selling your votes, it is a corrupt and illegal practice that undermines the integrity of our elections.
“Your vote is your power and no one should be able to buy it from you. No amount given to you at the polling unit can sustain you for the next four years.”
Ahanotu added: “The Labour Party sees you, hears you and understands you. You are not alone in your travails. We know that you have been used as tools by politicians in the past, but we are not like them.
“We do not believe in violence, we do not believe in vote buying, and we do not believe in election rigging. We believe in the power of your voice, your vote and your determination to create a new Nigeria.”
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