Voter’s Inducement: Don Proffers Solutions

 Voter’s Inducement: Don Proffers Solutions

A professor of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Professor Ife Adewumi has advocated a single term tenure for executive elective office as panacea to the menace of voters inducement currently ravaging Nigeria body polity.

The United State Consultant on environmental Engineering proffered the solution yesterday in Osogbo during an interactive session with members of Osun state Correspondents Chapel.

Adewumi who was the governorship candidate of Providence People’s Congress PPC at the recently conducted Osun gubernatorial election expressed worry over the role voters inducement in various ways is playing to scuttle the emergence of credible people in governance.

According to him, a single term tenure will encourage good governance and discourage using government money to prosecute reelection into office for another term.

The retired professor who was the former chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife chapter noted that Bill Board politics should be deemphasized while robust public debate for candidates should be encouraged.

Professor Adewumi retreated his party’s support for the call for the announcement of the candidate of PDP,  Senator Ademola Adeleke as the dully elected governor of Osun State however expressed his party’s resolve to support the declared governor-elect, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola.

He commended Oyetola whom he described as a cool headed and intelligent person for his readiness to run an inclusive government in the state and urged him to always listen to people.

Adewumi  however advised him to run a welfarist government that would guarantee abundant life to the people of Osun adding that the prevailing economic situation in the state is not palatable.

He also urged him to read the mind of the people of Osun by embarking on prompt payment of salaries of workers and emoluments of retirees and scrap single uniform for students in public schools for easy identification purpose.


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