OYSIEC Set for Saturday’s LG elections, As 15,000 Security Personnel Deployed Across Oyo State – Olagunju

… movement restrictions from 6am – 4pm.

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, (OYSIEC) has disclosed that there would be movement restrictions from 6am to 4pm this Saturday local government elections in the state.

The chairman of OYSIEC, Aare Isiaka Olagunju SAN who disclosed this at a media parley in his office, explained that the voting exercise would commence from 8am to 3pm.

The chairman noted that sensitive and non-sensitive electoral materials have been distributed to over fifteen councils, including Oke-Ogun 1, 2 and Ogbomosho zones, while for Ibadan zone, distribution would commence tomorrow Friday.

Aare Olagunju advocated for more cooperation from the electorates, noting that 15,000 security personnel, including the Police, NSCDC, Immigration, Anti- corruption agencies would be deployed for the elections, calling on the citizens to have total confidence that the outcome of Saturday’s local government elections would truly reflect the choices of the people.

OYSIEC chairman also acknowledged that there would be cancelation of electoral results in the instances of violence, harassment or threat to electoral officials, adding that the final chairmanship results would be input on the IREV, and formally announced at the headquarters of OYSIEC from 4pm on Saturday.

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