Ondo sensitises citizens on Permanent Voter Cards
ONDO State Commissioner for Information Mr. Kayode Akinmade has emphasised the place of voter registration exercise in the process of choosing right leaders for the advancement of the society.
Akinmade spoke while addressing Labour Party (LP) faithful at a meeting in Ofosu-Onisere ward in Omifunfun, Idanre Local Government Area on the Permanent Voter Cards’ collection exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which will begin in the state next month
The commissioner described the voter registration card validation exercise as an opportunity for the people to participate actively in the democratic process.
He stressed that the voter card remains a powerful weapon with which their voices can be heard.
He praised the people for their level of support for Governor Olusegun Mimiko and his government, assuring that more dividends of democracy would continue to be attracted to them.
The event also witnessed the empowerment and distribution of gift items to party members in the area.
The gifts were presented by the Chief of Staff to Governor Mimiko, Dr. Kola Ademujimi.
Ademujimi, who also addressed the people, said all LP members should ensure that they collect their permanent voter cards when the exercise begins as scheduled by INEC.
He stressed that the exercise would enable those who have attained voting age to register with the aim of playing their part in the on-going democratic process.
Speaking on behalf of the community, the Olu of Omifunfun, Ilemobayo Akintusinrinwa, praised the Information Commissioner for the gifts items given to the people and prayed that the gesture is sustained.
Akinmade also commissioned the newly constructed town hall built for Agbara-Jingbe community in the local government area yesterday.
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