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Election Disrupted In Erin-Oke, Owena, Ipetu-Ijesa

The governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 1, 7 and 9 of Oriade Local Government of the State of Osun has been disrupted. According to an APC member in Ward 1, Erin-Oke, Yinusa Adeyeye, the returning officers came to the collation centre around 1pm and started rushing up the people to…”
Yusuf
February 19, 2022 2:13 pm

The governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 1, 7 and 9 of Oriade Local Government of the State of Osun has been disrupted.

According to an APC member in Ward 1, Erin-Oke, Yinusa Adeyeye, the returning officers came to the collation centre around 1pm and started rushing up the people to vote.

Adeyeye said the APC members who have been waiting to be accredited since 8am, got furious and asked the returning officers to do accreditation before voting.

The returning officers reportedly said he was late and could not do any accreditation.

According to him, commotion broke out when Oyetola’s supporters attempted to go ahead with the election without accreditation which was rejected by Adeoti’s supporters.

The development led to disruption of the election.

In ward Ward 7, Ikeji-Owena and Ward 9, Ipetu-Ijesa, the election was allegedly disrupted by hoodlums when the people on the queue were about to be counted.

The thugs were allegedly led by the Caretaker Chairman of Oriade South Local Government, Mr Deji Ajimoji and one Mr Bunmi Aboge around 12pm in Ward 7, Owena and around 1pm in Ipetu-Ijesa.

According to Mikail Oyediran a member of the APC, the Chairman and the hoodlums came with a branded IleriOluwa bus and his official car.

Oyediran said the chairman and the thugs chased away the APC member on the queue and left.

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