Nationwide: PVC-Naija Set For iWalk Against Vote-buying, Better Nigeria October 3
…Explains Imperative of Pre-event Registration
In its effort to sensitise Nigerians against vote-burying among others, a project of Project Victory Call Initiative (PVC-Naija), iWalk, is set to launch on Monday, October 3, 2023 across the 36 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The event is also part of unique activities to mark the Independence Anniversary of Nigeria.
The President of the nongovernmental organisation, Dr. Bolaji O. Akinyemi is a statement at the weekend warned that spiritual indicators point to the fact that ahead of the 2023 general elections, the country is at the verge of make or mar, emotions as witnessed during the gyration of Pirate Confraternity which saw the youthful members differred with a founding father’s ideology.
He noted that it was further proven by the misunderstanding of the public communication of the Priest of the African Shrine.
Dr. Akinyemi in the statement said, “Good governance is at the mercy of process, a compromised process can’t effect order as desired.
“Emotions, sentiments and reactions must not be left wild but streamlined and managed to achieve our collective dreams.
“In the midst of this season’s political upheaval, Leadership as we can observe is the need of the Nigerian youths.
“Spiritual indicators points to the fact that we are at the verge of make or mar, emotions witnessed, during the gyration of Pirate Confraternity when the youthful members differ with a founding father’s ideology, further proven by the misunderstanding of the public communication of the Priest of the African Shrine.
“We have seen the political exuberance at the pews in our churches with pulpit struggling to have back control.
“Our Intellectual society is not spared. It dictated what was witnessed during NBA Conference”, Dr. Akinyemi said.
He therefore insisted that now is the time “to provide an ideological platform of aggregation for all Nigerians, most especially the youths.
“iWalk is a project of Project Victory Call Initiative (PVC-Naija) conceived to immediately provide a rallying point for all true democrats.
“We all need to rise to save our democracy from degenerating into a cash and carry process for the highest bidder deep pocket politicians by walking to say No, to vote buying.
“The project was deliberately put on Monday 3rd of October to take advantage of the public holiday to encourage workers involvement and of course a complimenting traffic flow”, Dr. Akinyemi disclosed.
He explained that the demand for pre-registration “to a large extent will provide security in that it will give information of participants down to the Ward their PVC registrations are domicile.
“Control of the walk is inevitable because captains for unit of 100 will be appointed on this registration basis. Please, click this link to register.
“At very close to a 100,000 registrations across the country and a little over 10,000 for Lagos State in less than a week of flying our publicity, YOU are still missing on the portal and we need you to be part of iWalk.
“The portal will be close to registration on the 25th of September.
“May, I request of your, support for this project, by you registering and sharing this post with others to do same.
“I look forward to walking iWalk, the walk to a better and greater Nigeria with you”, Dr. Bolaji O. Akinyemi said.