No fewer than 1,478,460 eligible voters are expected to participate in tomorrow’s gubernatorial election in Ondo state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has revealed.
This revelation was made by the Ondo state Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Dr Rufus Akeju, while speaking with newsmen on the level of preparedness of the commission for Saturday’s election.
Akeju, who spoke on Thursday in Akure, the Ondo state capital, expressed confidence that the commission was ready and more than ever before determined to conduct a very credible and acceptable governorship election in Ondo State.
According to him: “As we speak, everything required statutorily had been put in place for the registered voters in the state to vote for candidates of their choice on Saturday.
“In Addition, adequate security has been put in place by the commission in collaboration with security agencies through the Inter Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) to secure the voters.
“There is also adequate security for election officials, accredited observers, accredited journalists, election materials, among others, during the election.”