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Osun election: Vote buying soils Osun election – Fatai Akinbade

Fatai Akinbade, middle during the campaign- He says vote buying has cast a negative shadow on the election
Fatai Akinbade, middle during the campaign- He says vote buying has cast a negative shadow on the election

Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, the governorship candidate of the African Congress (ADC) in the Osun election, says voting-buying has negatively affected the exercise.

Akinbade spoke to newsmen in Ogbagba after the accreditation and voting exercise.

“Vote-buying has cast shadows on the governorship election. Vote-buying had taken the shine off the election,’’he said.

However, he commended voters for ensuring a peaceful electoral process.

The former Secretary to the State Government, who voted at his Oba’s Compound, Ward 3, Polling Unit 1 at 10.35am, also said that the ’s democracy was improving on all fronts.

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“By and large, we are inching gradually to a convenient point in our polity.

“Everybody involved in this election should be commended; the INEC officials, security agents, electorate, politicians and others.

“At least, reported cases of electoral are limited, apart from the incidence of vote buying that dotted everywhere while the exercise lasted.

“We just hope something will be done to it in organised electoral engagements in the future,” Akinbade said.

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The ADC standard bearer appealed to the of the state to remain peaceful and not promote after the release of the result.

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Osun election: Vote buying soils Osun election – Fatai Akinbade
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