ACN Press Release: Ondo Elections

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Ondo State Governorship Election (Update 2): Ondo Commissioner for Special Duties arrested

with 6 AK-47 guns, Election materials delayed, ACN agent barred



HIGHLIGHTS:

– The Ondo State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Niran Sule, and the Chairman of Owo

Council, Mr. Akinrogbe, have been arrested and stripped naked after they were found with six

AK-47 guns in the early hours of Saturday. They have been whisked to Akure for interrogation.

– ACN agents in several polling units, including Mr. Kolawole Babawale of Ondo West, Ward 4

Unit 6, are being barred from the polling units because INEC allegedly made a mistake by not

inserting ‘ACN’ in the agents’ tags it issued to him. Mr. Babawale is now being threatened with

arrest.

Absence of materials and Insecurity:

At Units 13 and 14, Apoi III in Ese Odo Local Govt – As at 9.50 a.m., there were no election materials and no polling clerk.

At Ugbo Ward I, Ilaje – No voting has commenced as at 9.58 a.m. as no materials have been brought to the ward

At Idanre ward 1, Aladura polling unit – A notorious thug known as AJAJA is on Rampage and he is perpetrating violence in and around the polling unit and the entire Local Government
At Irele ward 7, Units 4, 6, 17 and 18 – No security agents and no form EC60M are available in all the polling units of the ward.

At Ese Odo LG ward 1 Unit 11 – Election materials are yet to be brought and no election officials as at 10. 45 am

At Okitipupa LG, Ayeka Ward Unit 6 – INEC personnel are nowhere to be seen.

At Akoko North-east Edo Ward Unit 4 – An LP supporter came with photo copied voters’ card to be accredited

At Okitipupa LG Ward 2 Unit 6 – ACN members are being denied accreditation by the Caretaker Chairman, Hon Ogunmade.

At Iramuje Commander Village of Idanre local government – Suspected political thugs working with Gov. Olusegun Mimiko and the Labour Party have attacked and chased away all the electorates in and a guy was also shot by the hoodlums.

At odi olowo in Akure – No voting materials and there are long queues.

Alhaji Lai Mohammed

National Publicity Secretary

Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)

ACN Election Situation Room

Akure, Ondo State

Oct. 20th 2012


2 COMMENTS

  1. SO ACN LOST.
    DO WE CONDUCT ANOTHER ELECTION TO ENABLE YOU
    WIN.
    THE PEOPLE HAVE WON SO LAI MOHAMMED
    SHOULD SHUT UP AND ACCEPT THE RESULT
    OKAY

  2. Spoker that is the question o? the only free and fair election in acn’s eyes is the only one they win. once they loose, they start seeing loopholes in the system… shame

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