Kwara 2023: Ex-Speaker decries voter apathy

PROF. Alli Ahmed, a former Speaker, Kwara House Of Assembly, has attributed the voter apathy on Saturday in Ilorin to the poor conduct of the Feb. 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ahmed, the Director General, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Campaign Council, made the assertion while speaking with newsmen at his Gbabi Amidun polling unit at Opo Mali, Ilorin East Local Government Area of the state.

According to him, INEC’s conduct of the presidential elections came with an altogether different outcomes from what voters expected.

“People are disillusioned and disappointed,” he said.

“INEC was given unprecedented funding, had more than three years to prepare, assured Nigerians of the strict adherance to rules only for them to break those same rules.

“Under normal circumstances Prof.  Yakubu Mahmood shouldn’t be conducting this election. He should have resigned,” said the ex-speaker. (NAN)