A Civil Society Organization, Millennials Active Citizenship Advocacy Network (MACAA) has called on all newly registered voters in 2017 particularly in Kwara State, to visit INEC registration centers across the 16 local government areas of the state, for their collection of their Permanent Voters Card, PVC.
In a statement signed by the Co-founder of the Organization, Seun Awogbenle, the organization stressed that only consistent citizen participation can engender responsible and transformational leadership.
“We recall that in an INEC Kwara Bulletin dated 21-5-18, Mr Paul Atser, the administrative Secretary of the Kwara State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), confirmed that the commission has taken delivery of additional 55,753 which has brought the total number of cards received to a total of 65, 974”
“It is our conviction, that If Nigerians will ever stand a chance to reposition the existing political configuration, we must discourage the growing culture of apathy, where fewer people make choices for the majority as reflected in the 2017 general elections where about 17% of the total population voted in the Presidential elections“
“The trend today is to believe that Politics and governance change nothing, but the oft- repeated maxim that change will only come when ordinary people get involved, come together and demand it, is apt in this instance.”
“In this critical time of our national lives, we need a critical mass of active citizens, who understand that none of us has all the answers and no one person can fix our problems alone unless we all roll up our sleeves and get our hands working”!