Rotary clubs Ilesa took to the streets of Ilesa town for a walk to orientate and educate the people of Ilesa to vote and never to fight in elections.
Rotary club Ilesa alongside RC Ilesa Metro, RC Ilesa GRA, and RC Ilesa Hilltop took a peaceful walk to the streets of Ilesa to orientate the people of Ilesa and its environs on the importance of hitch-free Election. The rally was attended by the Federal Road Safely Commission, FRSC, who helped in organizing the activities not to destruct the peace of the state.
Rotary Club took up this trek to address the trending damaging issues in Nigerian electoral system. The President, RC of Ilesa Metropolitan, Rotarian Ann Austin while speaking with Brain Trust Hub said “This trek is necessary at this time that people have lost hope in the electoral process of our dear country, Nigeria. Our people should be aware of the dangers in vote buying towards the democratic development”.
She went further as she emphasized how people showed love during the exercise by waving and giving smiles. ‘It shows our people are waking up to the reality of a better Nigeria for all” She said.
In the same line, the chairman of the event, Rotarian Afolabi said “February is crucial in Nigeria as we are all preparing for the Presidential and Federal House of Assembly with the Senate house election” According to him, enough stickers were printed for bike men and the motorist to help spread the gospel of peace and not violence in Nigeria elections. “February in the Rotary calendar is a month of peace and conflict prevention/resolution, this is a great reason for us to stand and make sure our roles are well played and felt in the society at large.” He said.
Inscriptions on shirts are; ELECTION NO BE WAR, VOTE not FIGHT, MY VOTE MUST COUNT, ONE MAN, ONE VOTE, SAY NO TO VOTE BUYING