Ekiti Election Will Be A Model For Other States – Shoyebi
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti state says that voters’ registers have been given to political parties ahead of the state’s governorship election, scheduled to hold on July 14, Naija News understands.
INEC’s National Commissioner, Adedeji Shoyebi, who made this known also warned aspirants to avoid getting involved in any form of electoral malpractice.
The commissioner, also gave the assurance that the commission would do every thing possible in ensuring a smooth electoral process, coupled with the use of technology.
“We are not just conducting a good election in Ekiti, we are going to conduct an excellent election that will be a model for other states to admire.“This is not a time to go after our officials to induce them, it will not work,” he said.
Speaking further, Shoyebi noted that Ekiti state has the lowest number of eligible voters in the country by current statistics. He, therefore, stressed the need for the people to take elections seriously.
35 political parties are expected to participate in the election, while 563,051 voters according to INEC, have collected their PVC’s. The commission, however, said that more than 353,000 PVCs are yet to be collected.
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