Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, on Tuesday mentioned the USA, US, and the European Union, EU, decided the result of the simply concluded governorship election in Edo State.
Adegboruwa, who’s an activist lawyer defined that whoever these forces favour would at all times emerge winner of an election in Nigeria.
Recall that the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, had defeated his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to emerge winner of the simply concluded governorship election.
Previous to the election, the US had threatened to put a Visa ban on some high politician over their involvement in electoral malpractices in Kogi and Bayelsa States election.
Nevertheless, Adegboruwa in his response to the result of the ballot, mentioned the Visa ban menace stopped politicians from indulging in electoral malpractice.
In an announcement he signed, the Senior lawyer additionally recommended President Muhammadu Buhari over the result of the election.
He additional applauded the individuals of Edo State for his or her vigilance throughout the simply concluded gubernatorial election within the state.
Based on Adegboruwa: “My Tackle Edo Election:
“Edo Election was decided by the US, EU and the western powers. So simple as that. Whoever they favour will at all times carry the day.
So it was in 2015 so it’s now.
“Our leaders are scared to be positioned below visa restrictions, the place they might not have the ability to entry their loot and have alternative for good medical remedy.
“That is what has led to peace in Edo.
“If America and the Western powers need it, election in Nigeria will at all times be free.
“Secondly, whether or not we agree or not, President Buhari has additionally proven himself to be an excellent chief, in permitting the desire of the individuals to prevail.
“Above all of it, we salute the braveness of the Edo voters, very enlightened and vigilant.”