Party Delegates Won’t Decide Our Fate In 2023 Elections, Says Prof Nwose

The External Coordinator, Strategic Plan Development and Implementation Directorate, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, Prof Ifeanyi Nwose has expressed displeasure over the non-challant attitude of Ndokwa socio-cultural and political leaders toward the development of the Ndokwa Nation.

Prof Nwose who wants all hands on deck to find solutions to political issues bedeviling the area said some politicians have prepared to hoodwink the people, as they approached Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to get the list of party delegates that guaranteed their victory at primary and main elections.

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It was learned that majority of Nigerian politicians influenced party Delegates which qualify them to contest on the platform of their political parties.

These categories of politicians who emerged victorious through the aid of Party Delegates represent the interest of their immediate families at the expense of his constituents.

Addressing Journalists in Warri, Prof Ifeanyi Nwose expressed dissatisfaction over the system that devalues the electorates, saying that the upcoming elections are not for party delegates.

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He attributes the backwardness of Ndokwa nation to the poor disposition of politicians towards elections by putting the needs of party delegates above the overall interest and plights of the general public, adding that the politicians in the area only placed emphasis on the party delegates.

Ifeanyi Nwose charged those at voting age to avail themselves for the ongoing voters registration exercise to enable them play active parts in politics. He noted that the results of 2023 general elections will be determined by the large number of voters, against the usual informalities.

Professor Nwose who complained of lack of electoral facilities to facilitate the registration process in Ndokwa Nation, lamented that Ndokwa Nation which is the second largest ethnic nationality in Delta State, has only three capturing machine, this according to him cannot serve one local government area.

He appealed to concerned groups and individuals in the region to quicken and implement any plan aimed at changing Ndokwa narratives.

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