Posted on Sun 23 Sep 2018, 10:08 PM

The APC has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, security agencies and other critical stakeholders over the smooth conduct of the Osun state governorship election. 

A statement signed by the Acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, also commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which it said, has continually exhibited its commitment to ensuring that elections are more peaceful, transparent, credible and acceptable.

Posted on Sun 23 Sep 2018, 09:31 PM

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the Independent National Electoral Commission's declaration of the Osun State Governorship election as inconclusive.


The party says its candidate, Ademola Adeleke, who it said is in clear lead with the 254,698 votes it garnered, should be immediately declared the winner of Saturday's polls.


A statement signed by the party's national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, says INEC's decision is in violation of the constitution. 


Posted on Sun 23 Sep 2018, 03:36 PM

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Thursday, this week for the conclusion of the Osun State governorship.

INEC's returning officer for the election, Prof Joseph Fowape, had declared the election inconclusive on Sunday, after the difference between the top two candidates, was less than the number of cancelled votes. 

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, had polled 254,698 votes to defeat that of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, who polled 254,698 votes.


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