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THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIONS CLUB

(Leo District 404-B2 Nigeria)
The Federal polytechnic Ede Leo Club
(Youth Activity of Oshogbo Central Lions Club)
In association with
Ede Central Leo club
(Youth Activity of Ede Mapo Lions Club)

Proudly Presents

VOTE NOT FIGHT CAMPAIGN(ELECTION NO BE WAR) IN EDE

ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

The Vote Not Fight: Election No Be War campaign is a civic education and voter enlightenment program designed to promote peaceful elections in Nigeria and seeks to re orientate Nigerian Youths to shift from using violent means of expressing their political views to peaceful and constitutional means. Through the campaign, young people are being enlightened to participate in the political and electoral processes in order to make themselves relevant and their voices heard. The campaign also believes that youth are the greatest resource in Nigeria and are agents of peace.

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OBJECTIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN
1. To increase youth voter turnout and peaceful participation in elections
2. To increase non-violent and positive youth engagement with political candidates and stakeholders on issues affecting them
3. To create awareness among young people on the importance of voting correctly.

DATE: Tuesday , 12th February 2019.
Point of Convergence : SUB Federal polytechnic Ede.

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Time: 9:00am

“If we desire a society of peace , then we cannot achieve such a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence . if we desire a society that is Democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.”

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Southern Nigeria students send powerful message to federal government over Lekki Shooting
The Association of Southern Nigerian Students at its Apex strongly condemns the shooting of unarmed and peaceful protesters by the alleged Security Agencies (Nigerian Army) at the Lekki-Toll Gate.

The Peaceful Protesters who were holding nothing but the Nigerian National Flag and placards inscribed with their demands. The shooting of the peaceful Protesters who were reciting the Nigeria National Anthem and raising the Nigerian Flag is nothing but a total display of disrespect and disregard for the Nation by the armed forces. Not only do we condemn the act of that of Lekki-Toll Gate, but also the killing of Nigerian youths across other part of the nation.

We had watch carefully and can boldly say the Protesters had been so peaceful, disciplined, united, civilised and coordinated.

The demands by this youths who are yes, citizens of this country is sane. The youths whom are raising their voice in a peaceful way are speaking the heart and mind of millions of Nigerians both old and young, adults and youths.

It is to our knowledge, the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki-Toll Gate started hours before the commencement of curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government on the 20th of October, 2020 and lasted till early hours of the 21st of October, 2020.

It is so heartbreaking, devastating, and traumatic to watch and see those who are meant to protect and keep the citizens unleash terror, sting and send to cold hands of death the citizens they are meant to protect.

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It is on this, we enjoin all meaningful authorities and human right commission to petition and go strongly against this act of brutality by the Nigerian security agencies.

We appeal to the Lagos State government not to shy away from bringing the perpetuator to Justice.

We also appeal to the Federal government to look seriously into this brutal action by the alleged Nigerian Army and other security agencies most especially on the shooting of peaceful Protesters at the Lekki-Toll Gate on the 20th of October, 2020. and ensuring no stone is left on touched. We must say “Justice must be served to clean Nigeria off the curse as of the blood of innocent lives shed on our national Flag”.

The Association of Southern Nigerian Students also uses this means to commiserate with the family of the deceased and we also wish those who were injured either little or severe, quick recovery.

We must without panick say, the government of this nation at all levels need to put up a better standard of good expectations which shall install the glory of this great Nation.

We unequivocally commend the Nigerian youth for been so united, strong and coordinated during this course of demanding for a better Nation.

We say the youths are not only thinking of themselves but of the generations yet to be birth which states the youth are not selfish on their demands it is however so unfortunate some thugs and hoodlums were being used to disrupt the peaceful engagement of this protesters, the thugs who have ravage and injured some of the peaceful protesters as well as destroying private and public property and infrastructure.

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We condemn the act of destroying and invading of prisons, setting free inmates, burning of houses, cars, and killings by hoodlums. This destruction does not portray any good but rather reduces the sources of income for some citizens and we would eventually have less or nothing to dwell on after the whole struggle.

This infiltration by hoodlums does not project the course of our struggle right and hence should be strongly resisted by all.

The Association of Southern Nigerian Students hence appeal to the Nigerian youths to continue to be law abiding, peaceful, and continue to shun all form of violent acts. The greatest weapon to win war is peace.

We call on the Federal government and State government to at great pace begin to show results on the demands of the Nigerian Youths.

Most especially the part of security, wherein there should be total restructure and reform of the police force hence putting up their major task to safe, and protect lives and properties of all citizens. Not only that;

The Educational Sector should not be taken with levity hands. There should be total abd excess funding and development of the educational sector as much as we work on security and health sectors. The safety and health of our future is only guaranteed when the educational system of the nation is developed and well structured.

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Lastly, putting up huge Job, Employment opportunities and as well ensuring the citizens of this dear nation undergo a low cost of living. Majority of the youth who have strived to successfully graduate have been roaming about the streets making all efforts to get a better life, millions of youths are unemployed, hopeless and eventually clueless about what next to do. The situation some of the youths found themselves in this country had led some to going astray. As we know “No man is born a thug”.

Unemployment and high cost of living of the Nation has made a lot drown in depression, commit self murder, suicide, engage into cybercrime, robbery, and rituals.
In lieu of this, we appeal to the government to serve the country with positive expectations.
The lives of all Nigerian youths should be secured, the Educational system should not be taken with levity, Creation of Jobs and employment opportunities should be Paramount.

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Title: #EndSars Association of Southern Nigerian Students condemns shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki-Toll Gate, Commiserate with family of deceased and injured, Tasks FG to fulfil demands of citizens swiftly.

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In a statement released from the National Public Relation Officer of the Association, Comr Awodola Oluwaseun Samuel.

 

The Association condemns the shooting and brutal killing of Nigerian youths calls the act a disrespect and disregard to the Nation. Further Commiserate with the family of the deceased and wish the injured speedy recovery.

The PRO in his statement says he condemns the action of hoodlums in infiltrating the peaceful protesters and also enjoins the youth to be law abiding.

ASONIS further calls on the Federal government to take various sectors of the economic without levity hands.

Emphasis were laid on the educational sector which has been a major role to the development of the country but has been neglected.

Appeals were made to the government to look into Job and employment opportunities.

Below is the statement from ASONIS

 

ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN NIGERIA STUDENTS (ASONIS) National Body  

 

Motto: Education Is Light 

___________________________________

PRESS RELEASE    

23rd October, 2020 

____________________________________

OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

____________________________________    

CONDEMNATION OF SHOOTING OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS AT LEKKI-TOLL GATE ____________________________________  

COMMISERATION WITH FAMILY OF DECEASED AND INJURED 

———————————————————–

ENJOINING OF PEACEFUL PROTESTERS TO CONTINUE TO BE LAW ABIDING  ——————————————————— ———————————————————-

The Association of Southern Nigerian Students at its Apex strongly condemns the shooting of unarmed and peaceful protesters by the alleged Security Agencies (Nigerian Army) at the  Lekki-Toll Gate.

The Peaceful Protesters who were holding nothing but the Nigerian National Flag and placards inscribed with their demands.

The shooting of the peaceful Protesters who were reciting the Nigeria National Anthem and raising the Nigerian Flag is nothing but a total display of disrespect and  disregard for the Nation by the armed forces.

Not only do we condemn the act of that of Lekki-Toll Gate, but also the killing of Nigerian youths across other part of the nation.   We had watch carefully and can boldly say the Protesters had been so peaceful, disciplined, united, civilised and coordinated. The demands by this youths who are yes, citizens of this country is sane.

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The youths whom are raising their voice in a peaceful way are speaking the heart and mind of millions of Nigerians both old and young, adults and youths.

It is to our knowledge, the shooting of peaceful protesters at the Lekki-Toll Gate started hours before the commencement of curfew imposed by the Lagos State Government on the 20th of October, 2020 and lasted till early hours of the 21st of October, 2020.

It is so heartbreaking, devastating, and traumatic to watch and see those who are meant to protect and keep the  citizens unleash terror, sting and send to cold hands of death the citizens they are meant to protect.

It is on this, we enjoin all meaningful authorities and human right commission to petition and go strongly against this act of brutality by the Nigerian security agencies.

We appeal to the Lagos State government  not to shy away from bringing the perpetuator to Justice.

We also appeal to the Federal government to look seriously into this brutal action by the alleged Nigerian Army and other security agencies most especially on the shooting of peaceful Protesters at the Lekki-Toll Gate on the 20th of October, 2020. and ensuring no stone is left on touched.

We must say “Justice must be served to clean Nigeria off the curse as of the blood of innocent lives shed on  our national Flag”.

The Association of Southern Nigerian Students also uses this means to commiserate with the family of the deceased and we also wish those who were injured either little or severe, quick recovery.

We must without panick say, the government of this nation at all levels need to put up a better standard of good expectations which shall install the glory of this great Nation.   We unequivocally commend the Nigerian youth

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for been so united, strong and coordinated during this course of demanding for a better Nation.

We say the youths are not only thinking of themselves but of the generations yet to be birth which states the youth are not selfish on their demands.

It is however so  unfortunate some thugs and hoodlums were being used to disrupt the peaceful engagement of this protesters, the thugs who have ravage and injured some of the peaceful protesters as well as destroying private and public property and infrastructure.

We condemn the act of destroying and invading of prisons, setting free inmates, burning of houses, cars, and killings by hoodlums.

This destruction does not portray any good but rather reduces the sources of income for some citizens and we would eventually have less or nothing to dwell on after the whole struggle.

This infiltration by hoodlums does not project the course of our struggle right and hence should be strongly resisted by all.   The Association of Southern Nigerian Students hence appeal to the Nigerian youths to continue to be law abiding, peaceful, and continue to shun all form of  violent acts. The greatest weapon to win war is peace.

We call on the Federal government and State government to at great pace begin to show results on the demands of the Nigerian Youths.

Most especially the part of security, wherein there should be total restructure and reform of the police force hence putting up their major task to safe, and protect lives and properties of all citizens.

Not only that; The Educational Sector should not be taken with levity hands. There should be total abd excess funding and development of the educational sector as much as we work on security and health sectors.

The  safety and health of our future is only guaranteed when the educational system of the nation is developed and well structured.  Lastly, putting up huge Job, Employment opportunities and as well ensuring the citizens of this dear nation undergo a low cost of living.

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Majority of the youth who have strived to successfully graduate have been roaming about the streets making all efforts to get a better life, millions of youths are unemployed, hopeless and eventually clueless about what next to do.

The situation some of the youths  found themselves in this country had led some to going astray.

As we know  “No man is born a thug”. Unemployment and high cost of living of the Nation has made a lot drown in depression, commit self murder, suicide, engage into cybercrime,  robbery, and rituals.  In lieu of this, we appeal to the government to serve the country with positive expectations.

The lives  of all Nigerian youths should be secured, the Educational system should not be taken with levity, Creation of Jobs and employment opportunities should be Paramount.

God Bless ASONIS  

God Bless Southern Nigeria 

God Bless Nigeria    

Viva Aluta   

 E signed  ✍🏾

Comr.Awodola Oluwaseun Samuel Pka UNIQUE-A. O. S 

ASONIS National Public Relations Officer 08068441984  

Comr. Bieni Victor E 

National Ass. Gen. Sec.   

Edeh Elijah C. 

Nat president ASONIS  

Call or Visit our Website for more info http://asonis.org.ng

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