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JUST IN: Ondo Electoral Commission Postpones LG Election Indefinitely.

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, ODIEC has announced postponement of the local government election indefinitely.

ODIEC Chairman, Dr Joseph Aremo disclosed this at a meeting with stakeholders held at the commission’s headquarters in Akure.

Dr Aremo hinged the postponement on the non compliance of political parties with rules and regulations of the conduct of the election.

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ODIEC Chairman while lamenting that no political party submitted any candidate’s name said the commission will review it’s activities and a new date will be communicated in due course.

Reacting to the development, Chairman, Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC, Prince Olaoluwa Adesanya said political parties deliberately boycotted the process due to the refusal of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to meet with the IPAC leadership ahead of the local government election.

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Prince Adesanya noted that the state governor had refused to meet with IPAC despite several letters written to him.

The Council vowed not to participate in the conduct of the election until after meeting with the governor to ascertain the level of readiness of the state government for the conduct of the council poll.

In another reaction, ODIEC Chairman, Dr Joseph Aremo described the action of IPAC as sabotaging the efforts of the commission in the conduct of the local government election.

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