INEC fixes April 25 to conclude Ido-Osi Constituency 1 election in Ekiti
INEC has fixed the election for Ido-Osi Constituency 1 in the Ekiti House of Assembly for April 15.
The resident electoral commissioner in the state, Ayobami Salami, announced this in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday while presenting certificates of return to 25 other assembly members elected on March 18.
INEC declared the election in Ido-Osi Constituency 1 inconclusive because of the disruption of the exercise by suspected hoodlums.
Mr Salami noted that the exercise was declared inconclusive in only three polling units in the constituency.
He expressed the preparedness of INEC to conduct a peaceful and hitch-free supplementary election in the polling units on April 15. He appealed to stakeholders in the constituency to cooperate with the electoral body and with security agencies for a successful conclusion of the process.
“The commission has only three polling units in Ido-Osi Constituency 1, where election was inconclusive. The inconclusive election will be concluded on April 15. We are prepared; we are ready to conduct the election,” stated the INEC chief in Ekiti.
Mr Salami added, “We appeal to all the stakeholders in Ido-Osi Constituency 1 to please, cooperate with INEC and the security agencies so that the commission can have a successful conclusion of the process. I believe we shall get more support and more collaboration of all stakeholders.”