2023: 'Say No to vote-selling', CAN tells Nigerian youths

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged youths to be brave and resist the temptation to sell their votes in the upcoming general elections.

Mr Joseph Daramola, Secretary General, CAN Youth Wing (YOWICAN), FCT chapter, made the call at a mega youth conference in Abuja on Sunday.

He said Nigerian youths were battered psychologically and emotionally; hence, they were itching to do the right thing, amidst the fear of the unknown.

“That is why we are encouraging all youths to be courageous. If anybody wants to bribe you, say no! If anybody wants you to sell your vote, say no!

“You have the right to make sure you do what you need to do and be courageous about it,” he said.

Damarola stated that each political party had the right to select whoever they wanted as a running mate, regardless of faith.

“The only thing as Christians and youth leaders is that we just have to urge our people to go out and vote their conscience.”

He expressed optimism that INEC had assured that all votes would count, therefore, people should get their PVCs and cast their votes for whoever they felt would move Nigeria forward.