none as formidable as an awakened and conscious citizenry.” – Shehu Sanni
|OPEYEMI BAMIDELE-LABOUR PARTY|
|KOLE AJAYI- ACCORD PARTY|
governorship election on Saturday June 21, 2014 kicks of the 2014/2015 election
is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria), a coalition of young Nigerians promoting good
governance and citizen engagement will host a live televised debate
for three of the leading candidates on Sunday,
June 1, 2014.
continues EiE’s tradition of hosting youth-focused debates, having co-hosted
the first youth-focused presidential debate in the country in 2011. It has since
hosted debates in Cross River and Anambra (in partnership with Channels TV).
are 18 candidates vying for the position of Governor and the four leading candidates were invited to
participate in the debate: incumbent governor Kayode Fayemi, of the All
Progressives Congress (APC); former governor Ayo Fayose of the Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP); Opeyemi Bamidele of the Labour Party (LP); and Accord
Party flagbearer, Kole Ajayi.
Fayose of PDP declined to participate in the debate.
are expected to make public their plans for Ekiti youth with special focus on
education, security, power supply and employment/enterprise.
debate will be aired live on EKTV, NTA Ekiti & TVC.