It is a well-known indisputable fact that politics is certainly an costly enterprise. It is subsequently not stunning that well-known singer flip politician, Bankole Wellington, a.k.a BankyW, who is comparatively a new bee when it comes to Nigerian politics has taken to interesting to fans,
associates, well-wishers and supporters of his political celebration, the Modern Democratic Party, to help his ambition to run for a seat within the Federal House of Representatives within the forthcoming basic election.
Mr Wellington through a collection of tweets kick began the enchantment by recounting on how his spouse initially reacted when he sought her blessing to run for a political workplace.
“My spouse’s instant response was one in every of intense fear. She had mentioned, ‘I know you and I know you will do an incredible job in office, but politics in Nigeria is dirty and dangerous. And I don’t need something to soil or hurt you.’
“She was proper. Politics in Nigeria is soiled and harmful, however that’s as a result of the great individuals have nearly all the time averted it. Most of us gained’t be part of a celebration, a few of us gained’t even register to vote, however all of us complain about a rotten political system. Successful, progressive, Nigerians – individuals who, like me, have constructed careers and corporations, supplied employment for many and who maintain beating the percentages to succeed – don’t ever need to become involved in politics.
“Plato as soon as mentioned that the punishment for not getting concerned in politics is that you simply’ll find yourself being dominated by your inferiors. Now is the time for us to start to flip that boat round. My spouse gave me her blessing and help – and now I would like yours. You could or could not reside in my constituency, however I would like your backing to attain them and win this seat.”
Wellington mentioned that, with six weeks to the overall election, he and his campaign staff would wish to embark on a door-to-door campaign, talking with voters every single day.
He mentioned the staff would additionally want billboards, extra airtime on radio and tv, extra information for on-line campaign, and extra visibility within the grassroots. Calling for monetary contributions, which might go a good distance in reaching these aims and internet hosting a huge rally for 1000’s of younger Nigerians, he mentioned;
“With your donations, your prayers and encouragement, we are able to pull off what shall be a beautiful and historic win for this complete technology of younger Nigerians. This is greater than me.
“The Modern Democratic Party is a motion for and by the younger Nigerians. We imagine that there’s nothing and no yet one more highly effective than the voice of the individuals. We additionally imagine that it’s potential to go up towards the richest political equipment in our nation and win. Our brand has a ladder in it, as a result of it represents our technology’s want to climb out of this mess.
“We will use this seat as a rallying point to build from, and we will play our part to help fix Nigeria, one community at a time. We can do this, if we do it together. If we all, home and abroad, donate in the numbers, I am confident that what needs to be done is well within our reach. With your help, we WILL win. Please stand with us. Please donate. For those abroad, the GoFundMe link is in my profile. Thanks and God bless you.”