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LG Election: NNPP Cautions OGSIEC Nominees To Resist Temptation Of Manipulating Results

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The New Nigeria People Party (NNPP), Ogun State chapter has issued a stern warning to the Chairman and member-designates of the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) ahead of the forthcoming local government elections in the state.

The party Chairman, Comrade Sunday Olaposi Oginni gave this warning at a media briefing held on Sunday in Abeokuta, whereby all the state executives were in attendance to lend their voices to the development.

The Senatorial chairmen were Chief Olaoye Okeowo of Ogun Central, Alhaji Wasiu Adebayo of Ogun East, and their counterpart from Ogun West. Also, Olori Oluwabukola Soyoye, Women leader, Afuye Oluwatoyin Sunday, Youths leader and many others.

Comrade Oginni in his address stated that the OGSIEC Board nominees should know that the local government elections would not be a business as usual whereby they could just sit at the comfort of their homes and write the results.

He Stated that NNPP would resist any attempt by the board members to favour the All Progressives Congress candidates just because they were nominated by government and to satisfy their pay master.

In Addition he said: “NNPP is a party that has come to change the narrative of politics in Ogun State. We are very happy and salute the courage of Governor Dapo Abiodun for acceding to our demand on the creation of OGSIEC eight days after our stipulated 21 days ultimatum given to him.

“NNPP salute his courage due to the fact that he realised that failure to yield to that ultimatum is to his own detriment. And he immediately sent names of the nominees to the Ogun State House of Assembly for approval. This shows the credibility of our NNPP party.

“We want to warn all the nominees that the local government elections will not be business as usual. NNPP is out to contest the elections. We are not non-governmental organisation but a resounding political party, out to see that the elections is free, fair and credible across all the local government councils.

“If they are coming as nominees of the state government and want to come and write the results and returned anyone nominated by APC, we will tell them that belong to the dark era. It will never happen again in Ogun State.

“We are warning Osibodu and other members that is coming to support APC or to be partial because of being nominees of government, such person should resign now, as we will not take it easy with them.

“NNPP as a party has put it’s searchlight on every member and anyone found wanting will be reported to the appropriate authority. They should try as much as possible and resist every temptation to malign their hard earned integrity. We know all them very well, they are no longer ordinary citizens because of the task ahead of them.”

While responding on NNPP chances at the elections, Comrade Oginni hinted that the party is equal to the task of coasting home victory in the elections, adding that NNPP is a party that encompasses the youths, women and great mind people who are to serve the people and not money monger like APC and PDP.

“NNPP has credible people that are fit to hold great positions in the government by the period they are elected. Our candidates will be credible and trustworthy unlike other political parties, who were to impose candidates on their people,” he said.

Meanwhile, other members of the executive also lend their voices to the address of the chairman. They hereby promised to ensure that the party becomes toast of people in their various senatorial districts, environment and among women and youths in the state.

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