Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and his All Progressives Congress (APC) have been warned to not make any try to control the forthcoming native authorities election within the State.
DAILY POST experiences that the Ogun State Unbiased Electoral Fee (OGSIEC) on Friday introduced that the native authorities polls would maintain on July 24.
However, a frontrunner of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) in Ogun, Chief Olumide Aderinokun, advised Gov Abiodun that the vote of the folks should depend.
Aderinokun stated “Abiodun and the electoral physique ought to abide strictly by the legal guidelines guiding the native authorities elections, “stressing that individuals needs to be allowed to elect their leaders.”
The Ogun former Home of Representatives candidate stated in a press release that, “The folks of Ogun State don’t simply count on free and truthful native authorities elections, they deserve it.
“For the elections to be credible, Dapo Abiodun and OGSIEC should guarantee authorized votes are counted. The need of the voters should not be subverted. No try should be made to rig the elections.”
Aderinokun echoed that, “Native Authorities administration has suffered vastly in Ogun State. The politicians have hijacked the method of electing councillors and chairmen. They’ve turned the method to choice and never election. It’s now a matter of who .
“These on the helm of affairs in OGSIEC should be upright and permit stage enjoying floor. Equity needs to be the secret. OGSIEC isn’t an agent of Gov Abiodun or the APC. There should be neutrality and equity.”
Don’t rig Ogun native govt election – PDP chief, Aderinokun warns Gov Abiodun