Forward of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, over 66,000 youths underneath the umbrella of the Affiliation of Registered Unemployed Youths and Graduates of Nigeria, Ondo State Bankruptcy have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to shun the temptation of supporting or the use of ‘Federal Energy’ for the re-election bid of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The gang alleged that Akeredolu who’s contesting at the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had failed the folk of the state particularly unemployed youths within the final 4 years of his management.
In an open letter to the President and a duplicate of which was once made to be had to newsmen in Akure after the Affiliation’s govt assembly, the State Coordinator of the gang, Longe Olarenwaju and the State Secretary, Olusola Alade, stated quite a lot of laudable training, well being and poverty alleviation programmes inherited by way of the Akeredolu’s management have been deserted.
“We don’t need Federal May; we wish our votes to rely. Let the voters elect the Governor in their selection within the State.
“Bobbing up from the above problems raised, it’s hereby resolved that we, the unemployed youths and graduates of Ondo State numbering 66,000 registered individuals around the 18 Native Governments say; No federal may; our votes should rely; no violence or use of power or coercion of blameless electorates.
“No intimidation or harassment from any quarters on any armless citizen. No to the abuse of energy starting from the usage of all safety group of workers to scare electorates from exercising their franchise on or earlier than election day. INEC as an independent umpire must now not compromise their integrity for money rewards,”
“Sir, we, (Affiliation of Unemployed Youths and Graduates of Nigeria Ondo State Bankruptcy) need to use this medium to plead along with your Excellency (President Buhari) to stick transparent from Ondo State election and make allowance our votes to rely.
“The youths and other people of Ondo State basically have expressed a company trust to your capability to switch the Nigeria’s scenario for the simpler, granted all to be had human and subject material endowed the country by way of God Almighty.
“We wish him (The Incumbent Governor) to check his reputation by way of permitting our vote to rely on this coming election. Sufficient of propaganda to hoodwink the already impoverished voters of the State by way of his ‘’See and Purchase’ Vote Syndrome, popularly known as ‘Dibo ko se be’ in Yoruba language.
“Our potential youths can not more have get admission to to training as a result of hike in class charges of tertiary establishments, like Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo and Adekunle Ajasin College, Akungba Akoko that had been rated as some of the most cost-effective tertiary establishments some years again, can now not be available to the kids of the typical guy.
“The teachers’ salaries aren’t being paid for greater than 5 months. All of the poverty alleviation programmes which the prevailing Management met on floor had been jettisoned.
The unemployed youths additional said that “Faculty travel Bus for Number one and Secondary Faculty scholars was once now not functioning; Well being sector is not more available as a result of, the federal government hospitals are not more reasonably priced.
“We’re uninterested in his deceits just because different contending events have promised to make tertiary training reasonably priced within the State once they suppose place of work. Arakunrin Akeredolu additionally hurriedly introduced 20% aid within the faculty charges, opposite to his trust that this isn’t sustainable when he in truth greater the charges within the first example regardless of the hues and cries of the NANS, then.
“We consider the aid is political and now not actual as a result of we all know that once he will get again to the seat of energy, Establishment ante will probably be maintained.
“Sir, We, (Affiliation of Unemployed Youths and Graduates of Nigeria Ondo State Bankruptcy) need to use this medium to plead along with your Excellency (President Buhari) to stick transparent from Ondo State election and make allowance our votes to rely.”