National Association of Nigerian Students: NANS advises students to avoid election violence in Osun
NANS urges students in Osun state to remain organised as the people of Osun state decide their next governor.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has advised students to avoid violence during and after the Governorship election holding on Saturday, September 22, 2018, in Osun state.
The NANS' National Public Relations Officer, Azeez Adeyemi, on Friday, September 21, 2018, gave the advice in Abeokuta.
Adeyemi said that Nigerian students as agents of positive change would continue to defend the country's democracy.
“It is important to note that Nigerian students remain the most astute, sensitive and organised body in the country.
“As such, the leadership of NANS implores Nigerian students in Osun eligible to vote to do so with the high level of modesty and comportment.
“It is our collective responsibility to secure our votes, protect the integrity of our dear country and put our democracy on a first-class standing.
“NANS will not tolerate any attempt by any group of persons to disrupt the peaceful conduct of the election,” he said.
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