Delta LG ballot: NANS to deploy 350 observers




    NANS President, Chinonso Obasi

    The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) says it can deploy 350 members to observe the Jan. 6 Delta State Local Government election.

    NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in an announcement on Thursday in Abuja, stated the affiliation had written the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) notifying of its intent to observe the ballot.

    A replica of NANS’s letter dated Jan. three was additionally made accessible to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    The letter was submitted and obtained on the DSIEC workplace, Asaba on Wednesday.

    It was co-signed by Obasi and NANS’ Secretary-General, Mr Kenechukwu Okoro.

    “NANS urges DSIEC to make sure peaceable ballot whilst we commend it for its pre- election preparations forward of the scheduled native authorities council election.

    “Just as we carry you heat greetings on behalf of 40. 1 million Nigerian college students dwelling and in Diaspora, we’re patriotically inclined to defending and guaranteeing non interruption of democratic order on the native councils, enlisted within the 1999 structure.

    “It is our particular resolve to maintain supporting and monitoring each step at making democracy and democratic rule accessible on the council areas; this we owe as certainly one of our major obligations.

    “The high quality of life and development on the rural areas are important substances of sustaining peace, addressing unemployment and demographic stability  in Nigeria as  complete,’’ he stated.

    According to Obasi, NANS will monitor the election in strict compliance to laid down guidelines by DSIEC.

    Obasi stated that NANS would cooperate with DSIEC and Deltans basically to make sure a peaceable, free and truthful election.