Nigerian Senate Pushes For Diaspora Voting In 2019 – I believe our senators are beginning to take a proactive role in politics. As far as i am concerned, this new move by our senators regarding Diaspora Voting In 2019, is a good move. According to the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, there is move for Diaspora voting in the coming general election which will be holding in 2019.
According to the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, while speaking to NAN in New York, US, said that giving franchise to Nigerians abroad would give the impression that “they are part of the system.” and also give them a sense of belonging. According to him, “The first thing that we must do is for Nigerians to have their rights to cast their votes irrespective of where they are. The simple reason is that, If they cast your vote, that makes you a part of the system,” she said.