Kwara need to trade wishes to inform most people that we carefully followed the recently conducted Governorship election in Osun nation and the reactions that trailed its final results.
while it is authentic that Kwara need to alternate didn’t visit Osun to take a look at the governorship election, it’s miles vital to kingdom that we carefully studied the position of several local and international observers that monitored the election.
before we go further into giving our function at the Osun election,it’s miles vital to remind most people that in November 2017, nearby authorities election happened in Kwara kingdom and during the construct-up to that election,
a few peaceful youths in Lafiagi city, Edu neighborhood government had been violently murdered in extensive daylight by Senator Shaaba Lafiagi’s safety.
till this day, nobody has been held liable for the homicide, neither did the Kwara state authorities issued any statement in recognition that some Nigerian citizens underneath its watch had been cruelly denied of their essential proper to life.
within the November nearby authorities election in Kwara nation, the arena witnessed the height of impunity and rape of democracy. now not most effective had been the peoples mandate violently stolen from the winners, we also witnessed an outright murder of those who had been simplest workout their democratic rights.
it’s miles with this history that Kwara need to alternate took a special interest inside the Osun governorship election and accompanied all reports emanating from credible observers monitoring the system.
one of the credible observers at the Osun governorship election is the united states embassy, led by using its Consular widespread, Mr John Bray. america Consular wellknown, Mr John Bray defined the method as credible.
The u.s.embassy head in Lagos, who personally determined the Osun governorship election became reported to have stated, ‘’he didn’t observe any malpractices or violations of the Electoral Act in Unit 17, ward five in which the election passed off’’. Many other observers also suggested comparable things.
however, a few other observers mentioned something contrary, which is likewise worthy of notice. center for Democracy and improvement (CDD) via its director,
Idayat Hassan lamented that the behavior of a few key stakeholders virtually ran contrary to democratic norms and standards. other observers also shared comparable opinion.
For us at Kwara ought to trade, we are of the views that, there appears to be some quick comings in some of the polling devices which had to be improved upon going ahead. however, this didn’t make the general conduct of the election and its outcome much less seminal.
whilst we urge the unbiased countrywide Electoral fee (INEC) to improve in its behavior of elections within the destiny, we needed that an election as credible as this is carried out in Kwara country.
We additionally wished that all the ones elevating their voices inside the osun election additionally did the identical during the rape of Kwara election.
exceedingly, folks who violently raped Kwara and openly stole the peoples mandate are the equal set of human beings complaining about Osun’s election.
Kwara need to change therefore name on the Federal government to bring all folks who are responsible for the killings of youths in Lafiagi metropolis to ebook.
Abdulrazaq O Hamzat
Kwara need to trade