INEC Explain How the Rerun Will Be Conducted in Osun on Thursday
The Independent National Eletoral Commission INEC has issued a statement on the Osun Governorship Election that was earlier declared Inconclusive. The statement is aimed at correcting the popular believe that the election was declared inconclusive by INEC in order to rig the election in favour of the ruling party, APC.
INEC said the decision is in line with the guidelines of election which is within the legal framework of the system. The law says that a winner cannot be declared if the margin between the two top candidates is lesser to the numbers of votes cancelled, no voting or where there was disruption.
The affected local government where rerun will take place are as follows:
The commission confirmed that this election is one of the most keenly contested elections in Nigeria in recent times and one of the best the commission has staged in the history of the nation.
As a result, the people of Osun were highly commended for their steadfastness and keen interest in deciding who govern them next in Osun State.
See full statement :