The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has urged Nigerians to stay calmbfollowing the final minute postponement of the final elections by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
He, nevertheless, warned the electoral umpire to not give additional excuses, noting that already, the shift had an enormous implication on the integrity of Nigeria, each in Africa and internationally.
Adams, in an announcement he signed on Saturday, said shift has raised questions on its degree of preparedness.
He stated: “Report of the non availability of delicate and non delicate election supplies in about 15 states has raised questions on the credibility and degree of preparedness of the electoral physique, and the management of INEC ought to bear in mind the inglorious story of the June 12 annulment that finally draw the nation backward.
“I need to say that the one week window occasioned by the postponement will decide lots of issues concerning the Nigerian future, and there must be no inconclusive election, no excuse, both head or tail election should maintain.
“Each plan is pretty much as good as its implementation. Ordinarily, the timing for the postponement is mistaken, it ought to have come a minimum of, two weeks earlier than the election, not two hours to the day of election. And like each different Nigerians which were reacting, I need to say it categorically, that it’s unhappy that the electoral umpire needed to shift the date of the election barely a couple of hours into the election.
“The most important corruption is to rig an election. It is usually irritating that Nigerians gave up their livelihood. Companies are placed on maintain throughout the nation and Nigerians needed to undergo the identical ache stocking assorted meals stuffs, and staying at dwelling only for them to solid their votes.
“However as a Nigerian who consider in peace and the unity of the nation, I urge the INEC to organize nicely and put its home to ensure that it to reach its responsibility to conduct free, honest and credible elections”, he stated.