As Nigerians eagerly prepare to decide who leads them, using their votes in the ever approaching 2019 general elections, A Niger Delta based peace and human rights advocate, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, urged electorates to vote for candidates with unwavering integrity and interest to restore peace, unity and socioeconomic development to its rightful place in our country Nigeria, states, local governments and communities.
Sheriff Mulade who is a stakeholders in the Nigeria politics, made the call in Benin City Edo State, addressing Journalists, He said, “Candidates who lacks integrity and social capital hiding under some popular political parties to take advantage of the poor Nigerian’s should be rejected and avoided for the good of our country, we should not allow politcians to buy our votes and for temporary benefits.”
Mulade further noted that, in an election year, it is easy for electorates to find themselves overwhelmed by political promises of empowerment job creation and security. However, electorates are responsible for the character of who they vote for. Nigerian’s are suffering today because ignorant, reckless and corrupt politicians were tolerated and given the opportunity to take advantage of the poverty, joblessness and hopelessness they have spread due to their recklessness and corruption.
“We must realised that electorates, hold the keys to the future of Nigeria development. Therefore you cannot afford to mortgage your future again, We can change the direction of our country, Voting is one key way to help turn this country around if we sell it we will continue to suffer the harsh reality of poor electricity, bad roads, unemployment, poor healthcare and dilapidated economy that has killed many”. He added.