Ondo CNPP calls for peaceful poll
By Adekola Afolabi
The conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, Ondo State chapter, has called for peaceful House of Assembly election in the state come tomorrow Saturday March 9.
The CNPP in a statement jointly signed by its state Chairman, Comrade Rotimi Boboye, Esq and the Publicity Secretary, Comrade Olu Jones, called for decorum on the part of major political parties in the state, stressing the importance of peace to the socio-economic development of the state.
The CNPP was speaking against the backdrop of the recent political attacks in some areas, especially in Ifedore and Idanre local government areas of the state where some people were reportedly injured and property destroyed.
The statement charged politicians to play the game according to the rules to avoid violence and bloodshed or anything that could destabilise the existing peace being enjoyed in the state.
The CNPP which expressed concern about what it called “disturbing and unsettling political situation” in the state ahead of the Saturday’s March 9, House of Assembly poll, however, called on the Federal Government to direct the Inspector-General of Police, the military and other security agencies to arrest the situation and prevent possible breakdown of law and order during the House of Assembly election.
It further charged politicians to eschew violence and intimidation of any kind to ensure hitch-free poll.
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