PDP vows to resist Federal might

July 10th, 2018

From Adewumi Ademiju, Ado Ekiti

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),has  said it would resist any form of Federal might from the APC ruling party as the the State prepares for the July 14 governorship election. .

Chairman of the PDP in Ekiti State, Barrister Gboyega Oguntuwase made the declaration  o during  the Launching of an election

mobile and web application- E-COMPARE at the wekend in Ado Ekiti.

The application was developed by an Observer Group- Election Monitor, to ensure effective

monitoring of the governorship election.

The PDP Chairman alleged that members of the APC ruling Party and

its  governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi, have boasted that Ekiti would witness Federal might in the election.

Oguntuwase, who warned the PDP and Ekiti People in general would not condone any violence during the election, condemned what he described as killings  and undue arrest of public officers in the state.

According to him “about three or four teachers were arrested by the DSS in the

State likewise, a Council chairman in Oye LocaL Government. This is


The Ekiti State Commissioner for Police, Bello Ahmed, who was represented

at the Programme by Ado Ekiti Area Commander-Mrs Julie Kemi Ajao promised

adequate Security before, during and after the election.

‘’At pre election period now, I G has deployed 10,000 police to Ekiti for

adequate security, we are hundred percent ready.

‘’I want to appeal to the people of Ekiti to eschew violence for peaceful

conduct of the  election’’

The Programme, organised by  a Non Governmental Organization- Election

Monitor witnessed the Launching of a mobile and web applications auto

collation system for political parties.

Election Monitor is an election observer group accredited by the

Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to observe the 2018 Ekiti State

governorship election.

The National Coordinator of the Observer Group- Mr Abiodun Ajijola, said E-

COMPARE innovative is an application developed to ensure quick and internal collation of election results by political parties to be able to compare their own collation with that

of the electoral management body .

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