Violence in South South is unacceptable – Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Saturday condemned the spate of violence in the South-South geo-political zone of the country.
Tinubu, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made the declaration while addressing journalists at Sunday Adigun Street, Alausa, where he cast his vote in the governorship/House of Assembly polls.
The former governor described the continued violence reported in the South South as barbaric.
He said it was violence and threats of such that may have caused a low voter turnout in several parts of the country.
?We have to remove violence from our politics. Election is about people and service, it is not a process of gun, war and violence.
? It is power by all means necessary that is the cause of the violence and we have to remove that and allow the process to function and nurture the process of democracy, respect the rule of law and lives and property of Nigerians.
?The attempt to be governor or control states should come from the people?s sovereignty; the right of the people to choose their own leaders? he said.
Tinubu commended commended INEC for the smooth process of accreditation, saying it would boost voter confidence.
?Accreditation has been better than last week. I got accredited at the first attempt. The organisation of the voting process is commendable.
?The only thing that we will be looking out for in the future is to help INEC improve as an institution.
?The card reader is now more dependable and you don?t have to lose those going home and failing up to return to vote.? he said.

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