July 16: Osun Election will be Free, Fair and Credible – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Osun State, Prof. Abdulganiy Raji, has assured all candidates and parties, participating in the July 16 governorship poll in the state that the Commission will be fair.

The REC spoke in Osogbo at the opening session of two-day capacity building for Civil Society Organisations/Non-Governmental Organisations, and People With Disabilities.

Prof. Raji, who also assured that votes would count during the poll, said the Commission had engaged various stakeholders, including royal fathers as part of measures to ensure a free and fair poll.

He said, “I want to reassure you that INEC will ensure that votes count during the forthcoming governorship election as a level-playing ground would be provided for all candidates and political parties contesting this election.”

Speaking further, Raji also acknowledged maximum cooperation the Commission had received from the security agencies in the state under the umbrella of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security.

He added that the Commission had also formed a strategic alliance and partnership with CSOs found credible to interface and engage with, with a view to ensuring perfect collaboration among all agencies.

Check Also

20 Airports, Six Markets and 43 Universities To Enjoy Free Internet Services – FG

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved free internet services at 20 selected airports, six …

Plot To Install Interim Govt Is Real – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) says the plot to set aside the constitution and …

Nigeria To Host Africans In Diaspora Symposium

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said that Nigeria …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *