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Oshiomole cries out: People will revolt if they are unable to vote

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Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomole has berated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over their way of handling things in the Edo election. According to the Governor while speaking from his voting center claims people will however revolt if they get not to vote at the end of the day. He Made this assertion owing to the fact that voting materials are not supplied to all his stronghold, while there were also fake voters register sent to other places whereby people could not find their names in the voters register provided.

Meanwhile reports reaching 247ureports indicates that a Togolesse man simply recognized as Monday Asijolu was apprehended and fluff up by officials of the Nigerian immigration at Oba Akenzua Primary school, Uzebu. According to him, he said that he was brought in from Togo by one of the parties to engage in unlawful voting; he also confessed that they were brought in large numbers.

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However, there has been massive turnout of voters in many parts of the state. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports there was excitement in the air during the Edo Governorship on Saturday as voters trooped in large numbers to polling centres across the state to exercise their franchise. Voters turned out in large numbers with some arriving at the polling centres at 6a.m. In Benin and nearby local government areas, prospective voters arrived at polling centres as early as 7a.m. waiting for electoral officials to arrive so that they could be accredited to vote.

 

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