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Politics of Monday, 1 August 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

News of LG election in Osun, unfounded and baseless - OSIEC Chairman, Oladitan

OSIEC chairman, Segun Oladitan addressing a press conference OSIEC chairman, Segun Oladitan addressing a press conference

The rumours making the rounds that local government election in Osun is to hold on October 29, 2022 has been described as baseless and unfounded.

The Chairman of the Osun Independent Electoral Commission, Segun Oladitan in a signed statement made available to journalists in Osogbo disclosed that the only recognised body to announce the date for the local government election is the Osun Independent Electoral Commission.

He added that any date coming from any other source aside OSIEC should be disregarded by the public.

According to the statement, "The only recognized body to announce the date for the Local Government Election is the Osun Independent Electoral Commission, hence any date coming from any other source aside OSIEC should be disregarded by the public.

"At the appropriate time, the Commission come out with the election guidelines to put a stop to the unnecessary rumors being peddled around."



The statement maintained that the state electoral body is ready and committed to conducting a credible and acceptable local government election in the state at the appropriate time.

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