CNPP withdraws from Ondo State LG polls

TVC E, POLITICS - The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties( CNPP) Ondo State Chapter has withdrawn its participation in the forthcoming Local Government election in Ondo State. The withdrawal from the Local Government election became inevitable based on some abnormalities in the decision of the  State Government to conduct the Local Government election after almost 7 years. CNPP Chairman, Ayo Isijola in a statement issued in Akure said  it is highly suspicious and ill-timed for the Government to conduct a  free, fair and credible Local Government election in just nine months to the governorship election. The Conference therefore advised the PDP-led Government to use the money earmarked for Local Government election to pay state workers and retirees' remunerations and allowances since no State can exist without her people. It is quite unfortunate that the bail-out fund released by the Federal Government for the purpose of payment of workers and pensioners' arrears were not utilized...