By Nofisat Marindoti
Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Gboyega Oyetola has urged residents of the State not to be discouraged by the postponed Presidential Election but rather to remain calm and peaceful.
Urging the people not to also lose interest in the electoral process, Oyetola implored them to come out en masse on Saturday.
The Governor, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, said, “Let all citizens of State of Osun remain calm and peaceful in spite of the disappointment of the one-week postponement of the general elections.
“I implore our people not to lose interest in the electoral process as a result of this temporary setback.
“All eligible voters should not be deterred but turn out en masse on February 23 and March 9 to cast their votes for the candidates of their choice.
“We should continue to have confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the electoral agency’s ability to conduct credible, free, fair and transparent elections as promised by its chair, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.”