Osun LG election witnesses low turnout. Osun LG election witnessed a low turnout on Saturday, the information employer of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
NAN correspondents monitored the election in Osogbo, Ayedade, Irewole and Ile-Ife nearby government regions.
Osun LG election witnesses low turnout
They document that ad-hoc workforce of the kingdom independent Electoral fee (INEC) arrived at polling gadgets on time however with only a few electorate to take care of.
At St. Peter primary faculty, Unit 1, Otun Balogun Ward, Gbongan in Ikire local authorities, the turnout of citizens changed into low.
speakme with NAN, Mr Olasiyan Sikiru, All modern Congress (APC) birthday party agent, decried the unimpressive turnout of the electorate.
Osun LG election witnesses low turnout. Sikiru stated out of 600 registered voters at the ward, only 40 came out to vote as at 10a.m.
“we’re hopeful that people will nonetheless pop out however aside the low turnout, the election is going on smoothly.”
Osun LG election
Mr Oladele Adelowo, the Accord birthday party agent at Unit 2, Otun Balogun ward, stated the low turnout of the electorate was due to the fact the election fell in the marketplace day.
Adelowo, but, commended the OSIEC staff for arriving at the polling unit on time.
Mr Adeshina Olatokunbo, the ward returning officer, stated the election changed into peaceful with none demanding situations.
Osun LG election witnesses low turnout. Olatokunbo said it became predicted that greater voters could nevertheless come out to vote.
At Unit 2, Eketa Ward in Osogbo nearby authorities, NAN additionally located that the turnout changed into additionally low.
The accreditation of voters and vote casting, but, went on smoothly.
Low turnout of electorate was also witnessed in Ile-Ife.
At Iremo Unit thirteen, Ward three in Ile-Ife, the turnout of the citizens turned into low with late arrival of vote casting materials.
Miss Damilola Omiyefa, APC celebration dealers decried non-availability of balloting materials as at 10a.m. and low voters turnout.
NAN reviews that the election, which turned into conducted within the parliamentary pattern, is for ward councillors best who will in flip choose their council chairmen among themselves.
This sample of the election runs contrary to the existing presidential machine wherein both the councillors and chairmen are voted at once with the aid of the electorate. (NAN)