Any country where ballot papers don’t select leaders is doomed -Ex-President Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday condemned the destruction of materials in by political .

They hijacked and burned ballot papers allocated for the Ogbia constituency as voters waited to participate in the and House of Assembly election.

After voting at his Unit 13, Ward 39 in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Area, Jonathan confirmed the election was peaceful there.

“Any country where ballot paper cannot select the leaders is doomed. We must run a system where ballot paper decides who lead the people,” he said.

“Regarding today's election, judging from my own unit, the materials arrived earlier than three weeks ago (presidential election).

On election security, it's peaceful here, but I'm disturbed that within my local government, State Constituency II, materials were burned.

“The must arrest all those involved. If they feel challenged, they should go to the to get the military involved,” the former leader urged.

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