The Ondo State Independent National Electoral Commission, ODIEC, has accredited Nigerian Youth Congress, NYC, as a body to observe the forthcoming Ondo State Local Government elections scheduled for 22nd of August 2020.
Following a letter of accredition from the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, on the 17 August, 2020, with the title: ‘Accreditation as Observer for Ondo State Local Government Election Scheduled for Saturday, 22nd August, 2020’.
It was contained in the letter that the body would submit a report one week after the election.
The President of the Youth body, Blessing Akinlosotu, disclosing this to newsmen today 19 August, 2020 in Abuja, said the approval was based on merit.
Akinlosotu, acknowledging the Chairman, Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission, ODIEC, assured him and the entire people of the state that Nigerian Youth Congress wouldn’t take the privilege to serve the nation in that capacity for granted.
He assured Nigerians and the entire people in the state that the body is a well sterilesed one and would do all it takes to maintain its integrity.
In the same vein, he urged Nigerian Youths to avoid being used for political violence, thuggery, snatching of ballot boxes and other related electoral crisis.