Ekiti Focus Group North America

The North America-based Ekiti Focus Group has strongly condemned election violence and intimidation in Nigeria’s Ekiti State, describing reported cases of ‘arson, maiming, ballot stuffing, ballot hijacking, and shooting’ as ‘barbaric acts’. In a statement the group called for ‘the release of true and valid votes of the remaining election results’; a re-run of a free and fair election in Oye; the prosecution of all the perpetrators of violence and electoral crime, no matter how highly placed; ...read more