Buhari's assent to electoral Bill is transfer of power to masses - Governorship aspirant
Following the assent to the amended Electoral bill by President Muhammadu Buhari over the weekend, a Governorship aspirant on the platform of People's Democratic Party, PDP in Ogun State, Prof. David Bamgbose has commended President Buhari, saying democracy is taking root in Nigeria.
Bamgbose said the signing of the bill showed true transfer of power to the people, which, he said democracy stood for.
He spoke at a sidelines of an event in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Bamgbose said with some clauses in the bill, the country is getting her Electioneering processes right, insisting that it will make the elected leaders to do what the people want.
While commending the National Assembly for the patience, he hailed the electronic registration, voting and transmission of votes clause in the bill, stressing that it would eliminate ballot snatching, violence, thuggery, among others.