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
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 .