Osun:16 of 18 political parties support conduct of LG elections

The  Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Osun State ,said its in support of the Local Government Election Slated to hold on the 15th of October 2022.

The council made this known at a press conference held on Friday 26th of August 2022, at NUJ correspondence, Osogbo.

It will be recalled that on Monday, 15th August, 2022, the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) announced 15th October 2022 as the date of Local Government Elections in the State.

The council chairman,Comrade Wale Adebayo,said the political parties under the aegis of IPAC have agreed on the conduct of election.

“IPAC fully supports the conduct of the election,and every positive step to bring good governance to the people”, Adebayo said.

” We hereby enjoin OSIEC to ensure that the exercise is done in conformity with the Law i.e OSIEC Electoral Law and the Electoral Act 2022,Of course, we hardly need to emphasize that the Elections must be conducted transparently and must be free, fair and credible”,he urged.

He also appealed to the people of Osun to exercise their civic duty in a peaceful atmosphere that the State has been known for.

He said out of the eighteen (18) parties registered in the State, sixteen (16) political parties had agreed to participate in the election by presenting candidates for the Chairmanship and Councillorship positions for the 15th October, 2022 Local Government Elections in the State.

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