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Oyo: LG election holds in 4,783 polling units, 5,260 polling points tomorrow

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has said that local goverbment election will hold in 4,783 poling units and 5,260 polling points in tomorrow’s…

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has said that local goverbment election will hold in 4,783 poling units and 5,260 polling points in tomorrow’s (Saturday) election.

The chairman of the commission, Mr. Jide Ajeigbe disclosed this during a press conference on Friday in Ibadan, the state capital.

"The election will hold in 4,783 polling units and 5,260 polling points in 610 wards. Over 10,000 adhoc staff apart from staff of the commission are to conduct the election. 12 political parties are participating in the election,” Ajeigbe said.

The Forum of Civil Society Organisations monitoring the conduct of the election during the press briefing enjoined political parties and candidates participating in the election to play the game by the rule.

Team leader of the forum, Mrs. Yemisi Ige, who spoke on behalf of 12 election monitoring teams, said that 12 CSOs including European Union have been accredited to monitor the election.

Ige, however, urged the political parties and their candidates to display maturity during and after the election.

"All the participating political parties and candidates should display maturity and also put on the spirit of sportsmanship during and after the election. In every contest, there is always a winner and a loser,” Ige said.

While commending the commission for what she described as wonderful preparation, she commended Governor Abiola Ajimobi for his readiness to conducted the election.

"We commend the electoral management body, OYSIEC, for preparing all the necessary logistics and materials on time. We commend the state government especially Governor Abiola Ajimobi for taking the bull by the horn to conduct a local government election in Oyo state, when some state governors are complaining of poor allocation from the federal government.”

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