Osun election: Electorates excited at early accreditation, voting
Some electorate in some polling units in Osun State has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring that accreditation and voting commenced early.
Checks by our correspondent revealed that INEC officials arrived at their polling units a few minutes before 8:00 am with the processes starting immediately.
Our correspondent observed a peaceful atmosphere in most parts of the state visited as voters filed out early to the polling units to exercise their franchise.
At Ward 4, Unit 20, Old Governor’s Office Area in Osogbo Local Government Area, voters were seen in the queue as at 8:00 am for accreditation and voting.
Also, in Ward 8, Unit 7, Ayeedade Local Government Area, a similar trend was observed.
Speaking to the INEC presiding officers on duty, the voters said they arrived at exactly 7:40 am and that processes started immediately.
Speaking, one of the voters at Ward 6, unit 7, St David Primary School, Ode-Omu, Ayedaade Local Government, Comrade Akinyemi Olatunji commended INEC for ensuring early commencement adding that voters also filled out on time.
But Olatunji said there was a mixed up in the materials brought to the polling unit as a sticker of another polling unit close to the primary school was pasted on the materials.
However, an INEC official for Ayedaade was there to correct the mixed up.