Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, on Tuesday mentioned america, US, and the European Union, EU, decided the result of the simply concluded governorship election in Edo State.
Adegboruwa, who’s an activist lawyer defined that whoever these forces favour would all the time emerge winner of an election in Nigeria.
Recall that the incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Get together, PDP, had defeated his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to emerge winner of the simply concluded governorship election.
Previous to the election, the US had threatened to put a Visa ban on some prime politician over their involvement in electoral malpractices in Kogi and Bayelsa States election.
Nonetheless, Adegboruwa in his response to the result of the ballot, mentioned the Visa ban risk stopped politicians from indulging in electoral malpractice.
In an announcement he signed, the Senior lawyer additionally recommended President Muhammadu Buhari over the result of the election.
He additional applauded the folks of Edo State for his or her vigilance throughout the simply concluded gubernatorial election within the state.
In keeping with Adegboruwa: “My Tackle Edo Election:
“Edo Election was decided by the US, EU and the western powers. So simple as that. Whoever they favour will all the time carry the day.
So it was in 2015 so it’s now.
“Our leaders are scared to be positioned underneath visa restrictions, the place they could not have the ability to entry their loot and have alternative for good medical remedy.
“That is what has led to peace in Edo.
“If America and the Western powers need it, election in Nigeria will all the time be free.
“Secondly, whether or not we agree or not, President Buhari has additionally proven himself to be a very good chief, in permitting the need of the folks to prevail.
“Above all of it, we salute the braveness of the Edo voters, very enlightened and vigilant.”