The elders, under the aegis of Ogun Elders Consultative Forum, made the appeal on Thursday in Abeokuta while briefing newsmen.
The Coordinator of the group, Mr Taiwo Alimi, urged politicians to imbibe the principle of tolerance and allow peace to reign during and after the elections.
He noted that the responsibility for ensuring security in the state was collective and urged the public to report suspicious movements and assemblies to the security agencies.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“Cooperation between the police and the community is required for peace, law and order to reign during and after the election,’’ he said.
Alimi urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state to improve on the electoral legacies it established during the Presidential and National Assembly polls. (NAN)