26th May, 2010
Leaders of the Action Congress (AC) in Lagos State, Nigeria, today vowed to ensure that there is one man, one vote in the country during next yearâ€™s general elections.
Speaking at a one thousand-man rally tagged â€œTrek For Democracyâ€ this morning, the vice chairman, Action Congress Lagos West, Cardinal James Odunmbaku said until the one man, one vote is achieve, Nigeria would not move anywhere.
A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikeja Constituency 1, Hon. Lola Akande said the exercise is not for Action Congress but for the entire nation, saying it was time Nigerians stamped their right on the government.
One of the coordinators of the rally which was expected to terminate at the Oluwaleyimu Sports Centre, off Unity road, Ikeja, Chief Funsho Ologunde revealed that the trek was to create awareness for the implementation of the electoral reforms.
Mr. Tayo Orekoya, the chairman of the â€œTrek For Democracyâ€ committee revealed that the rally would take place at all the party secretariats in Lagos local governments to ensure that the one man, one vote campaign spreads.