Fashola urges political parties and candidates to embrace political debates during campaigns


The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has called on Political Office Seekers to make the most of political debates when presented with one.

The Minister made the call at the 12th Anniversary Symposium on Debates and Democracy organised by a Civil Society Organisation, in Abuja.

Fashola, a two term Governor of Lagos State described debate as a viable option for candidates to express their political opinions and public policy proposals, to potential voters.

Other panelists at the event insisted on good governance and public accountability, just as they regarded debate as a platform for citizens to make informed choices about who governs them.

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