Polls: Kaduna, Imo, Oyo, Others Named As Violence-Prone States
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on February 15, 2023
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Tuesday named six states prone to violence ahead of this year’s general elections.
The states are Oyo, Imo, Rivers, Kaduna, Benue and Borno states.
The Executive Director of the CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani), made these remarks while addressing journalists at the end of the stakeholders meeting and press conference held in, Ibadan, Oyo State.
His statement was read by Mr. Okeke Anya – Manager, Democratic Governance of CISLAC alongside Lovelyn Agbor-Gabriel, Manager, Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) CISLAC and other stakeholders.
Daily Trust reports that Rafsanjani said the peace initiative had become imperative, most especially with the report of violence happening in the buildup to the 2023 general elections across the state and country at large.