INEC registers 1.4m voters for Osun guber poll

votersOSOGBO – A total of 1,407,222 voters, comprising 661,394 males (47 per cent) and 745,828 females (53 per cent), were registered by INEC to vote in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State

An Information kit on the election issued by the commission indicated that there were 332 wards, 3,010 polling units and 3,379 voting points across the 30 local government areas of the state.

Twenty registered political parties fielded candidates to contest the election. [eap_ad_2] The leading candidates, whose parties are expected to make a good showing in the poll, are Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola of the APC and Sen. Iyiola Omisore of the PDP.

Alhaji Fatai Akinbade of Labour Party is also expected to do well in the election.

Aregbesola hails from Osun East Senatorial district; Omisore is also from Osun East Senatorial district while Akinbade is from Osun West.

A total of 29 domestic and foreign observer organisations were registered by INEC to monitor the conduct of the election. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]

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