A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Osogbo - Tragedy struck in Osun State during the accreditation exercise for the House of Assembly elections held on Saturday when a man slumped and died during the accreditation exercise , reports Daily Independent.
The deceased, Abiodun Ajirotutu, was until his death the Peoples Democratic Party's chairman in Ward 2, Ireti Ayo Unit in Ilesa West Local Government Area.
The unfortunate incident almost marred the accreditation and voting exercises in the area.
Also read: Voter slumps, dies after accreditation in Oyo
The incident created confusion in the camp of the PDP in Ilesa.
Party members were, however, able to summon courage to perform their civic responsibility.
Read more at Daily Independent.
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