Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has revealed support for electronic ballot as an option to Nigeria’s electoral challenges.
Speaking at a grand reception in his honour in Sampou Community in Kolokuma City Government Location on Sunday, Governor Diri noted that although electronic ballot may not fix all of the nation’s electoral issues, it would substantially decrease the difficulties.
A declaration by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, estimated the governor as remembering with annoyance the electoral malpractices that characterised the 2019 governorship election in the state.
He ascribed his triumph to God Almighty, saying He revealed Himself in his case as the only one who gives power.
He also singled out his predecessor, Senator Seriake Dickson, for praise, saying he stood his grounds versus all odds to guarantee he emerged governor.
The state helmsman expressed thankfulness to individuals of his Sampou neighborhood for the honour done him simply as he appealed to individuals of the state to be client and support his administration.
He assured them of development in all sectors.
His words: “Part of what would fix the issue of this country is electronic ballot. I suggest e-voting, e-register and electronic elections in Nigeria. It may not solve all our electoral problems however it would go far in resolving the majority of our electoral disputes.
” My leaders, my elders, my siblings and sisters, I value you for the love and honour you have showed me. The colourful reception you have actually arranged in my honour, I state thank you. I bring a message of love and hope.
” Yes, our departure as a federal government was very turbulent.
I Completely Support Electronic Ballot, States Diri
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