NLC warns against rigging in Ekiti guber election




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ADO-EKITI – Nigeria Labour , Abdulwaheed Omar, on Saturday warned against external forces might interfere in the June 21 governorship election in .

Omar issued the warning in Ado Ekiti when he led members the Central Working Committee the on a courtesy call on Gov Kayode Fayemi.

He said the people the state must be allowed make their free choice during the election.

The NLC president warned against , saying the continue identify with leaders performed creditably well while in office and keep the confidence the people reposed on them.

Omar said, “nobody can stop us identifying with whoever we .’’

“The congress decided identify with Fayemi because he has done well by delivering more dividends of to the people.’’

Omar prayed for election in the state, adding a tour of the town showed recent report of violence was exaggerated.

The NLC president said the people must be allowed to make their choice without any interference. “Ekiti people know what they .’’

He described Fayemi as a performer be returned by popular votes.

An endorsement rally for Fayemi was held at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in the state capital.

The state chapter of the NLC led by its Ayodeji Aluko and his counterpart in the Trade Union Congress, Kolawole Olaiya organised the rally.

Fayemi praised NLC for campaigning against election violence, urging the congress to intensify their campaign for one , one vote.

“We are appealing to the labour leaders to continue to canvass for one , one vote, so whoever or loses can accept the outcome of the election.”

He expressed confidence the election would be in spite of the violence that had dogged the electioneering since March 23. (NAN)