LAGOS – A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Saturday condemned the spate of violence during the governorship and state assembly polls in the South-South geo-political zone of the country.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
Tinubu, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), made the observation while addressing journalists at Sunday Adigun Street, Alausa, where he cast his vote.
The former governor described the continued violence reported in the South South as barbaric.
He believed that the violence and threats may have caused the low voter turnout in several parts of the country.
“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
“We must nurture the process of democracy, respect the rule of law and lives and property of Nigerians.
Tinubu commended INEC for the smooth process of accreditation, saying it would boost voter confidence.
“Accreditation has been better than two weeks ago, I got accredited at the first attempt.
“The card reader is now more dependable,” he said. (NAN)
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