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The SMBLF also deliberated on the state on the state of the nation and worsening insecurity and resolved that “the state of insecurity in the country is worsening by the day, with devastating impacts on the welfare and livelihood of ordinary Nigerians, thus, calls on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to stem the tide and assuage the suffering of Nigerians.”

While denouncing the spate of targeted terrorist attacks on Churches and abduction of Church leaders, in the country, the SMBLF condemned the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State on June 5 by terrorists, which led to the death of no fewer than 40 people.

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We have no voter registration centre in Niger – INEC The SMBLF also deliberated on the state on the state of the nation and worsening insecurity and resolved that “the state of insecurity in the country is worsening by the day, with devastating impacts on the welfare and livelihood of ordinary Nigerians, thus, calls on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to stem the tide and assuage the suffering of Nigerians.continuous voter registration (CVR).Adamawa PRP to field first gov candidate in 2023 poll “These are ways we believe we can change the situation in Kano for the better and transform the state to economic boom and prosperity that will push forward the different economic sectors of the state, and as I have mentioned seven key areas that we are looking into in terms of our blueprint.Opinion While voter registration drives have been necessary and impactful in the past, voter turnout is the real problem with electoral participation in the country.

” While denouncing the spate of targeted terrorist attacks on Churches and abduction of Church leaders, in the country, the SMBLF condemned the attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State on June 5 by terrorists, which led to the death of no fewer than 40 people.. The organisation described as worrisome the hasty and doubtful conclusion by the Federal Government that the dastardly act was carried out by the Islamic State of West Africa Province.” Yakasai, who is optimistic about winning the election, noted that “Fortunately, we represent a very important demography in the state, which is the young population, and we are sure that this population, which makes up 70% of the general population, will vote someone that represents them, that knows their demands and relates with them. The SMBLF also, “further condemns the incessant killings of the indigenous peoples and decimation of Communities in the Middle Belt Region, in particular, the current escalated war on Southern Kaduna, targeting Communities and Churches in Kajuru Local Government Area of the State, with reports of helicopters dropping weapons and supplies to the terrorists in their locations; “Equally decried the continued confinement of victims of the Kaduna train attack in the terrorists’ labyrinth after 89 days as well as several other Nigerians who have been held by terrorists and criminals for months; calls on the Federal Government and security agencies to secure the safe release of all victims; “Warns that the ambiguity of the Federal Government and the failure of the security agencies to decisively deal with these situations, buttress concerns that officials of the Federal Government and security agents are complicit in the security anomalies in the country; “Warns that the continuous abdication of the government’s primary and abiding constitutional responsibility of safeguarding the lives and properties of its citizens, is an irresistible signal to Nigerians to exercise their inalienable rights of self-defence, by all means, in deviance of extant laws, which have not deterred terrorists the use of weapons even superior to those of the security agencies; “Reiterates the imperative of state police in the internal security architecture of the federation and urges the Federal Government and the National Assembly, to ensure the requisite legislative instrument in this regard rather than indulging in meaningless lamentations. [FILES] INEC Chairman, Prof.” On the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, the SMBLF expressed great concern over the continuous closure of Nigerian public Universities due to the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities and urged both the Federal Government and ASUU to take all necessary steps to urgently bring this situation to an end and let the students return to their lectures, in the interest of the nation’s future and development. The recent interest in the internal party mechanisms for selecting candidates brought to light a slew of worrying phenomena: the so-called ‘dollarisation’ of delegates, the role of consensus candidates, et cetera.

On the outcome of the presidential primaries of the political parties, the SMBLF reiterated “its stance on the principle of zoning and power rotation between the North and the South, as the fulcrum on which the Nigerian Federation has, since independence, been premised. Photo; FACBOOK/INECNIGERIA • PVCs For Ongoing CVR Ready In October • Don’t Sell Your Votes To Corrupt Politicians, EU Cautions Youths continuous voter registration (CVR).” He also pledged that it will be a government for the young people, by the young people and driven by them as well.” Accordingly, the forum commended the political parties, which in line with the need for national cohesion, equity, fairness and justice, have nominated their presidential candidates from the South. The SMBLF also deplored the insensitivity of the People’s Democratic Party and other political parties, including Action Alliance, Action Democratic Party, Allied People’s Movement, New Nigeria People’s Party and Young Progressive Party “in nominating presidential candidates from the North for the 2023 election, in total disregard of the time-honoured principle of rotation. INEC Chairman, Prof.” Tags: . This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.