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Insecurity: There will be no election in 2023 – APC chieftain

Former Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, in Niger state, Jonathan Vatsa, has said that unless the current security situation in the country is addressed, Nigerians should not expect any election in 2023.

He however pointed out that if the government decides to go ahead with elections despite the worsening security challenges across the country, such an election can never credible.

Vatsa in a statement in Minna on Sunday titled “As the nation bleed, can Nigerians have credible elections in 2023” expressed worries that the entire country is submerged with one form of insecurity or the other with attendant loss of lives and the government seems to have been overwhelmed.

“No part of this country today is safe, people are being killed like flies. They have abandoned their ancestral home for fear and have no hope of returning soon”.

Vatsa, a former publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state believed that until the security problem is addressed and peace returned to towns and villages, any attempt to conduct an election in 2023 under this situation amount to deceit.

According to him, “Nigerians will know that such elections will never be credible. It will amount to sitting in one place and writing results and the people will resist such manipulation.

“But the truth is that this government can not afford not to conduct credible elections in 2023 because without free, fair, and credible elections APC wouldn’t have to be in power today. If for nothing, we must give Nigerians a credible election devoid of any deceit and foul play”.

Vatsa who is the Coordinator of public affairs to governor Sani Bello maintained that Niger state is one state that no credit can be conducted without addressing the issue of Banditry which has brought the state to its kneel, stressing that “right now six or seven out of the 25 local government areas of the state are under siege from bandits.

“So which credible election will you conduct in such local government areas without addressing the security challenges there, it is not possible. Today there are over 20,000 Internally Displaced People (IDP) across these local government areas.

“The state is overwhelmed with this situation and nobody is listening to the governor. So if you want to conduct elections in these affected communities where are the voters”, he queried.

He, therefore, urged President Buhari to act fast “because the masses who voted for him in 2015 and 2019 can no longer sleep in their houses, they can no longer go to their farms. The country is bleeding and the poor people are most affected”, he submitted
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