A picture shows presidential campaign posters of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-election for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan and leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohamma ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Lagos - The PDP governorship candidate
for Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Friday called on the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC) to resolve Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) issues in
the state before February's general elections.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the elections
are scheduled to begin on Feb. 14.
Addressing supporters and members of the party at a rally in
Alimosho council area, Agbaje urged the commission to ensure that all eligible
voters would vote.
"There must be a mechanism that will ensure that no one
is disenfranchised,’’ he said.
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The candidate also urged INEC to ensure elimination of
electoral fraud to achieve free, fair and credible elections.
He appealed to Lagos residents to vote for him, pledging
that he would improve infrastructure and make life more meaningful to the
residents, if elected.
Agbaje noted that Alimosho was the most populous council
area in Lagos State, and promised to improve road network and provide potable
water and other basic amenities in the area.
He urged the state residents to come out en masse to vote.
"Your vote is your power; use it to bring an
administration that will meet your needs.
"I am sure INEC will come up with a decision that will
allow all eligible and willing voters to cast their votes,’’ he said.