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INEC meets Ondo governorship aspirants

16 November 2016, 11:27

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission will on Tuesday, November 22 meet with all the candidates for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

The meeting according to the Chairman of the commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, would also be attended by security agencies, civil society organisations and local and foreign observers that had been registered by INEC, reports Punch.

Aspirants expected at the meeting are Jimoh Ibrahim, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party; Rotimi Akeredolu(SAN) of the All Progressives Congress;  Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy and Dr. Olu Agunloye of the Social Democratic Party, among others.

Also read: Jimoh Ibrahim accuses INEC staff of demanding $1m bribe

Yakubu, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Rotimi Oyekanmi said the commission would not transfer the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Segun Agbaje before the conduct of the election as being canvassed by some people in the state.

The INEC boss appealed to all the contestants to play by the rules and also speak to their supporters on the need to have a peaceful election.

- News 24

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