NGO advises Nigerians to vote for democratic growth




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BWARI – Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President of for Democracy, an NGO, on Monday urged Nigerians always vote in elections achieve meaningful democratic growth.

Okei-Odumakin, a women’s rights activist, gave the advice in Bwari in an with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

She described as key defining features of any democratic government, and expressed the need for people cast vote boost credibility of results.

“If we don’t cast our vote, it will be counted and if votes are counted, we can’t be deemed fit to be practising nascent democracy.

“That is the reason why people come out during to exercise franchise; to be able to elect credible leaders of choice and enjoy democratic dividends.

“People do voters to be able to cast vote; that is the only way our nation can move forward,” she said.

The president decried the attitude by who engaged in to , saying that it hindered national growth.

She said posing threat to the unity of the country, and urged the political class to avoid it.

Okei-Odumakin also urged the to desist from using the youth for thuggery during elections. (NAN