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INEC Expresses Readiness for Ondo Election

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will leave no stone unturned at conducting a credible and acceptable Governorship Election in Ondo State.

Head of Voter Education of INEC in Ondo State, Mrs Rosemary Adeniyi stated this at the training of Community Voter Education Providers in conjunction with European Centre for Electoral Support, ECES, in Akure.

Represented by the Public Affairs Officer of INEC in Ondo State, Mr Babalola Lebile, Mrs Adeniyi emphasized on the importance of voter education in a bid to enhance voters turnout during elections.

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She charged the providers to ensure all eligible voters are encouraged to participate in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State.

In a goodwill message, Senior Project Officer, ECES, Mr. Sylvester Somo said the providers are to assist INEC on sensitizing the people for adequate citizen’s participation in electoral process.

Mr. Somo noted that for election to be successful and democratic, voters must see voting as their right and responsibility, be sufficiently knowledgeable of availability and accessibility of the information.

He added that voters must be well informed about conditions and procedures of meaningful participation in the voting process.

Our Correspondent reports that participants at the training were drawn from officials of INEC and the National Orientation Agency, NOA.

Olumide Abudu

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