Kenechukwu Obiajuru, Yenagoa |
A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency, Hon. Stella Dorgu, has urged traditional rulers, women and youths in the inter-land communities in Bayelsa State to play a key role in the forthcoming election by ensuring they collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC), for voting and also protect their votes.
The lawmaker, who is the CEO of Ayamara Foundation Movement for GEJ, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), told the royal fathers that as custodian of the tradition, the society demands of them a peaceful atmosphere during and after the general elections, adding that the needs to educate the people on the qualities of a good leader and whom to support lies in their shoulder.
She stated this Wednesday in Sagbama town headquarters of her Senatorial district during a social sensitization programme tagged “Non-violence voter’s sensitization campaign”, noting that the major aim of the campaign is to enlighten the people on why they should mobilize and vote, get their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC), protect their votes and ensure they don’t sell their future.
Dorgu, who spoke through the President of Bayelsa West Democratic Youth Front for Good Governance, Comrade Afamukoro Ebiks, noted that parts of the strategies for securing bloc votes for Jonathan was the persistence enlightenment of rural dwellers by carrying campaigns to their various communities.