August 12, 2022



Osun guber: Group duties INEC on transparency, credible ballot

Forward of the Osun 2022 Gubernatorial election, Convener of the Civil Society Committee For Anti-Fraud Election Safety (CISCAES), Comrade Kennedy Iyere, a preferred humanitarian activist, has urged the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to conduct a clear, honest and credible ballot with out concern or favour.

CISCAES, working as a frontline electoral anti-fraud civil society group, additionally warned INEC on the necessity to not permit a repeat of the panorama vote-buying witnessed within the just lately performed Ekiti guber-poll.

In a press release signed by Comrade Iyere careworn the necessity to make sure that the BVAS expertise doesn’t act in a fraudulent or manipulated method which may end in vote-rigging in addition to election conspiracy able to jeopardising the success of the election.

In accordance with him, ‘INEC shouldn’t favour the ability that be as it’s already being largely speculated. Any try to rig the “Osun 2022 Guber-Ballot” would possibly provoke an anti-INEC protest, which might compel aggrieved Nigerians to unconditionally demand the quick sack of Mahmoud Yakaubu, as Nationwide Chairman of INEC.” he mentioned.

Revisiting the 2018 Osun gubernatorial election, he mentioned, “Osun 2018 guber-poll” was declared inconclusive as a result of the then Returning Officer, Prof Joseph Fuwape acted on a phone name, which instructed him to declare the election inconclusive. It was an order from above, issued by the ability that be”, he acknowledged.

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