The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has warned the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to not use Lagos State Parks Administration Committee led by Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo to distribute election supplies.
Nationwide Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, had on Tuesday held a gathering with the management of the Nationwide Union of Street Transport Employees (NURTW); Street Transport Staff Affiliation of Nigeria (RTEAN) with the settlement that they’d transport election officers and poll papers to polling items on election day.
The previous Vice President in an announcement by his Particular Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, mentioned to protect the sanctity of this election and make sure that there isn’t a room for electoral malpractice, INEC should make sure that MC Oluomo led group just isn’t mobilized to maneuver supplies.
Shaibu defined that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State had banned the NURTW as a result of the nationwide management of the union suspended MC Oluomo.
He added that Sanwo-Olu had additionally banned RTEAN after which arrange the Lagos State Parks Administration Committee and appointed MC Oluomo the chairman in order that he could have whole management of the complete public business transport system of Lagos.
The assertion learn “It has been delivered to our consideration that INEC might be utilizing members of the NURTW, RTEAN and different registered unions to move election supplies and electoral officers and corps members on election day. Sadly, in Lagos State, there isn’t a NURTW or RTEAN as they’ve been proscribed by Governor Sanwo-Olu.
“Lagos is now working a parks administration committee led by MC Oluomo, who’s a member of the Presidential Marketing campaign Council. On October 9, 2022, he and his transport thugs held a march for Tinubu in a number of elements of Lagos State.
“To protect the sanctity of this election and make sure that there isn’t a room for electoral malpractice, INEC should make sure that MC Oluomo just isn’t allowed entry to poll papers. INEC shouldn’t make use of the state’s park committee. Slightly, the fee ought to attain out to the nationwide management of the NURTW and or have interaction the providers of any logistic firm for the aim of distributing delicate electoral supplies in Lagos State.”
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