By Folasade Oduwale
IBADAN – The South West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP), has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Security Agencies and other stakeholders to let the gubernatorial election holding in Ondo State on Saturday, October 19, 2020, reflect the will of the electorate in the state.
The media group also urged INEC to put in its best in ensuring the election is free fair and credible
The online publishers in a statement signed by its chairman, Mr. Olayinka Agboola and the Public Relations Officer said the process and outcome of election will determine what the future elections will look like in Nigeria.
“Obviously both local and international communities are anxious about the election, they are expecting an improvement on the Edo election and we believe it is achievable”, he noted.
The association also urge political parties and other stakeholders to ensure peaceful conduct and do away with activities that will lead to violence during and after the election.
“As a giant of Africa, we should by now be at advanced stage of enviable politicking that promotes genuine democracy, economy as well as human capital development”, Agboola posited.
On Nigeria at 60, the publishers insisted that part of what will change Nigeria is proper voting system that will enthrone quality leadership and good governance as well as promote the spirit of patriotism.