Ahead of the 2023 general election, Minister of works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has told Nigerians to vote for candidates based on their track records.
Fashola stated this at the sixth edition of the annual ‘BRF GABFEST’ in Lagos, adding that emotions should not be the primary drive for making choices of quality leaders in Nigeria.
“I urge you to vote by holding debates and town halls where you put questions to the candidates to test their abilities.
“I urge you to vote by looking at what these candidates have done before, this is like asking for the referees during an interview or talking to a previous employer. This is how to recruit an employee. Not by anger,” he said.
Fashola told Nigerians to organise town hall meetings, conferences where they will access candidates’ manifestos and what their political parties profess.
According to him, debates and town hall meetings provide perhaps the best way to put their (candidates) feet to fire.
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