Governor Abiodun Inaugurates Ogun Electoral Body - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, March 18, 2021

Governor Abiodun Inaugurates Ogun Electoral Body

ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Thursday has inaugurated the state Independent Electoral Commission OGSIEC. He called on the commission to introduce innovative and resourceful approaches for conducting free, fair and credible elections at the Local Government level.

While inaugurating the commission at the Excos Chamber, Oke Mosan Abeokuta, Governor Abiodun said peaceful conduct and general acceptance of Local Government election was tied to the resourcefulness and effectiveness of the State Electoral Commission.

The Governor expressed optimism that the new management of OGSIEC would be reputed for fairness and good sense of judgment in the discharge of its constitutional duties and urged the Commission to conduct free, fair and widely acceptable Local Government Election.

He pointed out that that the conduct of the local Government election was the constitutional responsibility of the State.

According to him, my administration would continue to provide a conducive environment for the conduct of free and fair election at the third tier of Government.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Commission, Mr Babatunde Osibodu assured that the commission would conduct credible election which would be a benchmark for future election in the state, urged all stakeholders to support the commission towards ensuring successful conduct of local government election.

Other members of the State Independent Electoral Commission are Mr. Olatunji Akoni, Mr. Tajudeen Omolaja, Mr. Ayodele Bankole, Mrs. Gbemi Onasanya and Chief Mrs Remileku Olaopa. 

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