Ahead of Supreme Court ruling concerning the November 2019 gubernatorial election, Kogi Youths Roundtable (KYRT) has called for peaceful conduct.
Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja on Sunday, the National Coordinator of the forum, Comrade Alex Idoko advised all parties involved to embrace peace in the aftermath of court ruling.
He tasked Kogites not to take laws into their hands rather a passionate resolve to join hands and develop Kogi state should be adopted by all and sundry.
Part of the statement reads:
“We are calling on all Kogites to unite their interest and shun violence as the Supreme Court is set to deliver judgment tomorrow (Monday). We should all know it is not a do or die affair.
“Politics should not divide us. It should solidify our common interest which is the growth and development of Kogi state. It is not a time to fight but a time for peace. We crave the indulgence of all Kogi to embrace peace because it is the key to a prosperous nation.
“We call on all parties involved to give peace a chance by uniting their interest on the altars of unity for progress. Let us join hands together to build a better Kogi state,” he said.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr Musa Wada approached the court over the conduct of the election which was marred by irregularities.