The Senate president Bukola Saraki in a short video clip on his twitter handle on Sunday, urges youth to participate in the forthcoming election. He said that FEB16 polls can only be rigged if electorates don’t show up at the polling units.
The senate president bukola Saraki, urged the youths not to consider ignoring the polls as the future of Nigeria lies in their hand.
“This message is to our youths. With over 40 per cent of registered voters, we can decide the direction of our country through your votes.
“You may not be entirely satisfied with the political process, but not voting is not an option.
“You have started the process by collecting your PVCs, you must follow through and vote next Saturday.
“Today, all over the world, your generation decides who leads their various countries; Nigeria must not be different. You guys are hardworking, innovative and patriotic, so you must play a role in deciding who leads us for the next four years.”
“Come Saturday, February 16, you must come out en mass and vote. To sit at home is not an option. You have a big say in your future only if you vote.
“The purported reports that the elections might be rigged can only happen when electorates don’t show up at the polling units.”