Osogbo - Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, member, Osun House of
Assembly, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),
to ensure transparency and credibility in the conduct of Sept. 28 Edo governorship
The legislator told the News Agency (NAN) in Osogbo on
Tuesday, that credibility of the election would serve as litmus test for the
2019 general elections.
Oyintiloye, who is the House Committee Chairman on
Information and Strategy, urged INEC to ensure level playing ground for all the
political parties contesting the poll.
He urged INEC to conduct the election in such a way that the
outcome would be acceptable to all.
He appealed to politicians not to see the election as
“do-or-die affair,’’ saying that their conduct and utterances before, during
and after the poll should be guided by democratic principles.
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“I want the leadership of INEC to ensure that Edo
governorship election is free, fair and credible.
“The commission should be neural so that the outcome of the
election is acceptable to all.
“All the political gladiators in the election should allow
peace to reign during and after the election.”
Oyintiloye called on the electorate to go out enmass and cast
their votes for their preferred candidate and urged them not to engage in any
action that would put them into trouble.
The lawmaker urged security operatives to ensure peaceful
atmosphere during and after the election, adding that their presence was important
to the successful outcome of the poll.
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