Ondo gov'ship: CTA calls for demilitarisation of elections
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has called on the federal government and other stakeholders to stop the militarisation of elections in the country.
CTA, which was part of the monitoring groups in the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo State, said elections were not war, hence the need to demilitarise them.
The Executive Director of CTA, Faith Nwadishi, commended the electorate for their courage and determination in turning out en masse despite all odds during the
"While noting that there is nothing intrinsically wrong with the presence of security agents as they serve as deterrent to miscreants, we hasten to caution that election is not war, hence we must start the immediate process of demilitarisation of our elections,” she said.