#OndoDecides: Election will hold on Saturday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Ondo State government will hold on November 26 as scheduled.


This was in reaction to calls by the Peoples Democratic Party and other parties for the postponement of the election.


Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi said the commission had already concluded all plans for the polls.


“INEC has no plan and does not intend to postpone the election,” he said.


“Preparations for the Ondo Governorship election started since March and 12 out of 14 activities planned for the poll have already been carried out.


“Besides, the grounds for postponing any election are enshrined in the Electoral Law and certainly, such calls for postponement is not one of the grounds.


“The 13th activity which is the Stakeholders’ Forum will hold on Tuesday in Akure, Ondo State. The Commission therefore will not postpone the election.”


The PDP had asked INEC to postpone the election by three weeks in order to allow judgment on its candidacy tussle before the Appeal Court.

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