THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) SAYS VOTES WILL COUNT IN THE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS IN EKITI AND OSUN, BILLED FOR JUNE 18 AND JULY 16 RESPECTIVELY.

Written by on April 4, 2022

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says votes will count in the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun, billed for June 18 and July 16 respectively.

Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner in charge of Information, Voter Education, and Publicity, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN in Lagos on Sunday that the elections would be a litmus test for the 2023 general elections.

Okoye said that preparations were on top gear to deliver free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections in Ekiti and Osun.

According to him, the commission is not taking anything for granted in the preparations for the polls.

The INEC spokesman said the commission remained confident of the optimal performance of the accreditation machines, the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS).


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