Akeredolu to swear-in new LG Chairmen on Monday

Akeredolu to swear-in new LG Chairmen on Monday

PRESS STATEMENTGOV AKEREDOLU TO SWEAR-IN NEWLY ELECTED LG CHAIRMEN, COUNCILLORS ON MONDAYFollowing their emergence at the just concluded Ondo State Local Government elections, which held on Saturday, August 23, 2020, the State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, will tomorrow, Monday, 24 August, 2020, swear -in the newly elected Chairmen and Councillors of the 18 local government areas. The swearing-in will hold inside the main hall of the International Cultural & Events Centre (The Dome) at…

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Ondo 2020: Kekemeke apologizes over viral video, says it’s a pep talk

Ondo 2020: Kekemeke apologizes over viral video, says it’s a pep talk

KEKEMEKE REACTS TO PURPORTED THREAT VIDEO Dear Regent, I have just read your open letter to me and I thank you for it. The video under reference is a pep talk to a gathering of my supporters in my office that an aide inadvertently shared. The sarcasm and the humour contained in the hometallk have been spinned and hyped to achieve political objectives. My records in the politics of this state as a militant (aggressive,…

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Why Ondo people must vote out Akeredolu —Dep Governor

Why Ondo people must vote out Akeredolu —Dep Governor

PRESS RELEASE The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi has commended the people of Ondo State for shunning the charade called Local Government election purportedly held on Saturday, . The Deputy Governor was appalled by the high level of violence and brigandage that characterised an election that was conducted by the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission(ODIEC) to usher in elected officials at the third tier of government. Reports available to the Deputy Governor showed that…

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SDP Councillorship Candidate accuses Ondo Commissioner of plotting to Rig LG Results

SDP Councillorship Candidate accuses Ondo Commissioner of plotting to Rig LG Results

Olanrewaju Johnson Faloye, a councillorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Saturday local government election in Ondo State has alleged a serving Commissioner in the state of planning to manipulate the election results. Faloye had participated in the election held at unit 03 of Oba Ile in Akure North Local Council Area of the state. He polled a total votes of 520 in the election exercise against his rival and candidate of…

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Updated: No contest in 5 local govts, as APC wins all Chair seats —ODIEC

Updated: No contest in 5 local govts, as APC wins all Chair seats —ODIEC

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has declared that no election took place in five local government areas of the state yesterday during the council polls and the APC chairmanship candidates in those areas returned unopposed. This is just as the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has won 18 out of 18 local government areas in Ondo State Seven political parties participated in the exercise on Saturday. Chairman of…

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Breaking: ODIEC declares ADC Candidate winner of LG poll in Akoko

Breaking: ODIEC declares ADC Candidate winner of LG poll in Akoko

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC), has declared the councillorship candidate of African Democratic Congress, ADC, for Ikun Akoko ward 10 in Akoko Southwest local government area, Adefariti Olasehide, winner of yesterday’s council election in the state. According to an ODIEC returning officer, Mr James Gbiri, ADC candidate polled 458votes to beat the APC candidate Kehinde Obasanmi scored 301votes. The declaration yesterday was witnessed by security operatives in the town. Amidst…

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Ondo 2020: INEC trains key officials on timely info

Ondo 2020: INEC trains key officials on timely info

By: Ade Adeleke The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has commenced series of trainings for its key staff for the conduct of hitch-free governorship election in Ondo State on October 10, 2020. One of such trainings was a two day workshop organised for the Commission’s Assistant Electoral Officers (operations), Heads of Departments (HoDs) and Desk officers in the state and held at Ijapo in Akure on Thursday and Friday, last week. Speaking at the workshop,…

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