Parties chieftains across the Osun West Senatorial District for the By-Election has commend the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for keeping to time of arrival of the election materials.
Some of the Parties chieftains visited in Iwo,Awo in Egbedore local government and Ogbagba in Olaoluwa local government area of the state also commended the INEC for the prompt arrival of the election materials.
Voting commenced as scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in many parts of the Osun West Senatorial District
Electoral materials arrived around 7.00am, with accreditation and voting commencing as early as 8.00am.
Voters were seen casting their ballots at Baptist Day School, Awo in Egbedore Local Government and at the Ogbagba High School in Olaoluwa Local Government area of the state.
The Presiding Officer in Charge of the Poling Unit 001, Serifat Oyeyode told journalists that ‘so far so good the card reader is working well.’
She said all election materials were intact and in order and “as you can see the electorates are also coordinating themselves.”
‘The security agents were also seen on standby to maintain law and order. In Iwo, police were seen deflating the tyres of vehicles who flouted restriction order.
At St James’ Primary School in Ogbagba,Ward 003, there is a large turn-out of the electorates.
The Commissioner for Health in the State, Rafiu Isamotu commended the INEC for keeping to time for the process of the election, he expressed optimism of the victory of the ruling party.
The formal Gubernatorial Candidate of Labour Party, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade also commended the INEC.
He said so far so good the electioneering process is well coordinated by the INEC and maintained that his party is assured of victory.
The Commissioner for Special Duties in the State,Hon. Mudashiru Toogun is okay,peaceful expect in some few places that the card readers are not function
He also optimistic of the victory of the ruling APC,saying “when we are busy campaigning they busy are fighting themselves”.
The situation report at Gidigbo in ward 12 of Iwo is also the same as voters turn out in a large numbers to exercise their civil right.
Presiding Officer in charge, Segun Adeagbo said that the card reader is working perfectly and the electorates are conducting themselves.