OrderPaperToday – Following the postponement of the presidential and national Assembly elections from February 16 to 23 and governorship/state assembly elections from March 2 to 9 respectively, Nigerians have continued to react.
Mr. Ben Murray-Bruce however added another dimension by pleading with Nigerians with means to support voters who need help for travel due to the postponement.
Bruce is the Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial District of Bayelsa State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ben Bruce on his twitter handle today said: “My name is Ben Murray-Bruce and I am a lover a democracy. Today I make an urgent appeal to patriotic Nigerians with means. For the sake of democracy, please consider sponsoring buses to enable voters travel to vote after the frustration of the postponement”.
He offered a name for the buses: “Buses of Democracy”.
Reporting by Sunday Oguche