The Independent, National Electoral Commission (INEC), has commended the people of Edo for complying to the rules and regulations guiding voting processes during the election which had led to the success of the gubernatorial poll conducted over the weekend in the state.
It also extended appreciation to stakeholders in their commitment to conducting a free and fair election as promised, advised that such energy should be channeled towards Ondo’s forthcoming poll stipulated to hold on Oct 10, 2020.
The Chairman, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the commendation in Abuja while winding down the commission’s Situation room on the Edo Governorship election
Yakubu reminded all stakeholders that there was no respite yet saying that all the attention would be shifted to Ondo where another governorship election would be held.
He said that three weeks after that, it would be the series of by-elections in 11 States, on Oct. 31.
Yakubu challenged all INEC staff and participants in the conduct of elections in the country to prove that the success in Edo was not a fluke by the standard in the conduct of elections.
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