Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, says Edo people are ready to celebrate democracy, saying hat the process at the moment has been calm and orderly.
Oshiomhole said this on Wednesday while addressing journalists shortly after casting his vote at Iyamho Primary School, ward 10 Unit 2.
He noted that it may be too early to begin to make comment on the process of the election but it was very orderly at his unit though it is one out thousands of polling units in the state.
He alleged that thugs suspected to be sponsored by PDP have snatched the card readers in Edo Centra Senatorial District.
"with the report reaching us from the Onojie of Opoji, PDP thugs has snatched the card readers in other to disrupt the process. So, we are dealing with that because the people has a right to vote and the right cannot be compromised and INEC has a duty. It is not negotiable to ensure that the people of Opoji has a right to vote". he said.
He noted that there is security laps which he said resulted resulted to the problem.
"I don’t know how that happened, we are supposed to have enough security in every police units and if you have security in every polling units and some rascals and hoodlums can still come and carry the card, then it raises a lot of problems.
He further alleged that as a result of the security laps at Emu, Esan South East, a former member of Edo house of assembly started firing at the voting public in an attempt to disrupt the process.