- Nigerians have been urged to ensure they do not fall for the gimmicks that would be presented to them by some politicians
- This advice was given by the United Kingdom chapter of the Afenifere group to Nigerians ahead of the 2023 elections
- The group warned that some politicians have already prepared to sell the campaign of restructuring the country to Nigerians ahead of the poll
The United Kingdom chapter of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere group has advised Nigerians against falling for antics by some politicians as preparations for the 2023 general election continues.
According to Sahara Reporters, the group said some politicians would be campaigning with restructuring strategy just to capture the attention of Nigerians who sincerely yearn for a change.
A statement released by its secretary, Anthony Ajayi, said some restructuring is the only solution to Nigeria's progress.
The UK chapter of the Afenifere group warned Nigerians to beware of politicians using restructuring to campaign for the 2023 elections.
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The group said that most of these politicians have no intention of fulfilling promises they made during their campaigns.
"We urge all Nigerians to explore the 2023 elections to deepen democracy and enhance the frontier of true federalism in Nigeria.
We know already that politicians are going to use restructuring to campaign, so Nigerians should scorn anyone that will use restructuring as a campaign issue again."
The group also said that the politicians who also be banking on using palliatives and money as bait in various polling units during the election to win the hearts of the people.
Ajayi said the politicians are already perfecting arrangements to compromise security agents and the judiciary including INEC officials to ensure their victory come 2023.
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"We, therefore, appeal to Nigerians to understand that the idea for restructuring is aimed at ensuring balanced national development, unity and peaceful co-existence and be ready to vote and ensure that their votes count.”
Afenifere group reveals why the 2023 presidential election might not hold in southwest
Nigerians have been preempted on the possibilities of the 2023 general elections not holding in the southwest region.
This warning was made by two pan-Yoruba socio-political organisations, Afenifere and Yoruba Council of Elders.
The organisations said the resurgence of kidnap incidence in the region might be a mitigating factor against a violence-free election.
Ohanaeze, Afenifere commend FG's resolve on Kanu, Igboho, give more advice
A recent resolve by the Federal Government to seek alternative measures to address the matters involving IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho has been commended.
The commendation was given by the leaders of the Afenifere group and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo organisation.
The two groups urged FG to always seek peaceful and unifying strategies to resolve political issues in Nigeria.