June 4, 2023

Ekiti awaits result of Ido-Osi supplementary poll

Ekiti awaits result of Ido-Osi supplementary poll

Residents of Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State are awaiting the results of the House of Assembly supplementary election conducted in three polling units in Ido Ekiti.

The results of the three units were cancelled during the last House of Assembly election held on the 18th of March due to violence

The three major political parties slugging for the Ido Osi Constituency I are APC, PDP and SDP.

In an interview, the candidate of SDP in the election, Muyiwa Fadahunsi said that he was not satisfied with the process, alleging that some of his loyalists were intimidated and disenfranchised.

However, the candidate of the APC, Babatunde Faweku denied the allegation.

During his visit to the polling units, Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Mr Dare Ogundare, said the election was peaceful, noting that all electorate had equal opportunity to exercise their franchise.

However, the representative of EFCC, Eze Sunday said the poll was devoid of vote-buying as nobody was arrested for such an offence.

DAILY POST monitored the election and noted that security officers comprising police, NSCDC, EFCC and the military were on ground to ensure a hitch-free exercise.

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