CSOs Begs Party to Reduce Prices of Nomination Forms

Kenny Folarin, Abuja

The Convener, Coalition of Civil Society for Good Governance (CCSGG), Comrade Okpanachi Jacob has appeal to political parties to consider a reduction in prices of nomination forms as the 2023 General Elections draws nearer.

Okpanachi while speaking in Abuja on Friday at the occasion of an endorsement Programme for notable aspirants into various elective offices noted that the huge prices of nomination forms will lead to disenfranchisement by political aspirants, especially the youths.

“We use this medium to appeal to political parties to be considerate on the cost of nomination forms for elective offices as it will lead to disenfranchising candidates of goodwill without enough resources most especially the youths who are most affected by leadership dysfunction over the years as they still control a large portion of our voters demography”.

“We are appealing to the political parties to see how the youth can participate due to the hike price of form”.

Meanwhile, the CSOs endorsed their support for Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji for Senate: Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi Sabi, Niger North Senatorial District and Hon. Muhammed Gudaji Kazaure for House of Representatives: Kazaure, Roni, Gwiwa, Yankwashi Federal Constituency, Jigawa State.

They noted that the endorsement is borne out of their long term research and aspirants profiling Programme aimed at projecting notable Nigerians with distinct leadership qualities desirable by electorates towards creating the needed paradigm shift that will help restore quality input at every rung of their leadership ladder in next dispensation.

“In the light of these, all member CSOs of this coalition and its over 3 million members across all 36 states of the federation shall mobilize their structure at all levels for our endorsed aspirants towards achieving thier electoral success come 2023”.

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